Sangerfield Asks For Lower Speed Limit On Osborne

In the first-ever remote meeting by the Town of Sangerfield Board, a proposal was made to drop the speed limit on Osborne Avenue.


Town Supervisor Jeff Reynolds, who was elected in November to fill the one year left on Lorena Lenard’s term, said the one mile on Osborne between Route 20 and the Waterville village line acts as a speed track.


Reynolds said there have been many comments in the last year about the speed on the road. Drivers do not drop to 30 mph when they reach the village line, he said.


“It’s quite the dragstrip,’’ he said.


Reynolds mentioned the success in slowing drivers when the speed limit dropped on Madison Street between the village line and Route 20. That adjustment was done last year.


“Lots of people use Osborne for walking, running, walking their dogs,’’ Reynolds said.


A request will be made to Oneida County for the reduction in the speed limit.


Reynolds opened the first meeting of the year, also the reorganizational meeting, by...



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