WL lowers speed on Robinson St. after crash kills Purdue student
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WL LOWERS SPEED ON ROBINSON ST. AFTER CRASH KILLS PURDUE STUDENT
New Chauncey neighborhood residents, saying a recent crash that killed a Purdue grad student came after they’d already urged the city for safety improvements on Robinson Street, were able to persuade the West Lafayette Traffic Commission on Wednesday to lower the speed limit for now.
After an hour of agitated public comment about traffic, speeds and narrow conditions on Robinson Street, Ben Anderson, West Lafayette’s public works, agreed to meet with neighbors to consider other possible changes along the street.
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