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Study to determine safety of Perrysburg Twp intersection

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Anew road study could help make a dangerous intersection in Perrysburg Townshipsafer.

Driversspeed through the stop sign at Roachton and Hull Prairie roads. Residentsnearby have been asking for additional stop signs for years, and now it lookslike township officials have taken note.

Accordingto officials, there have been eight accidents at the intersection since 2010,including one just last week.

"Itis a concern, especially with how fast people are traveling down that road,"said Megan Palmer, a township resident.

Nowthe Wood County Engineer will conduct a traffic study at the intersection todetermine if it's necessary to create a 4-way stop.

"Justto kind of help regulate traffic and to slow it down, it would be nice to haveone right there," Palmer said. "It would help break it up and make everythingstop and pause, because there are so many accidents happening."

Thestudy will take at least a month to complete. Residents say making theintersection a 4-way stop will give them peace of mind as they drive.

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