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Letter: Navigating makeshift "traffic islands" difficult for most Port Coquitlam commuters

"Just be careful out there."
Traffic
Traffic.

The Editor,

For those of you who travel along Prairie Avenue on the north side of Port Coquitlam, I’m sure you are aware of all the changes taking place.

Recently, there is a make shift "traffic island" — aka a roundabout — at Prairie Avenue and Newberry Street. 

It’s just cones at present and an arrow pointing the way to go around in each direction on the island.

However, it might be a good idea to educate drivers on how to negotiate one of these islands.  

Already drivers are honking at each other. 

I happened to be a pedestrian at the time and it was very entertaining. 

The section of Prairie Avenue outside of Save-On-Foods is another area of concern. 

One lane with concrete median in the middle of the road.

It will be interesting to see how a fire truck will be able to get to Coast Meridian when the road is full of traffic.

Just be careful out there.

Most of the drivers cannot read signs as they fly down Prairie not obeying the 30 km area for schools and playgrounds. 

- Sue Mullen, Port Coquitlam

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