I am writing regarding Lakewood nightmare traffic situation. Perhaps there are influential people and politicians who can address these and other problems.
At 2 p.m. after Seder, the traffic heading east on Fourth Street from Forest Avenue until Clifton [or Lexington] Avenue is horrendous. If one car wants to turn left from Fourth Street on to the above avenues, it causes a backup on Madison Avenue north into Fourth Street west.
1. The three spaces in front of Bank of America must be eliminated a) to provide direct access to the parking lot that they have, b) because people jump out of their driver’s seat without concern for adjacent traffic.
2. The next three spaces should be eliminated to provide easy exiting/entering of the bank lot and easy entrance to next lot.
3. Either there should be no left turn north on to Clifton Avenue, or eliminate spots at the corner for a turning lane, or cut that extra hangout space in front of the Strand.
4. Talking about banks and stores, there is a major security issue. At the SSA office, they have Federal Marshals and glass partitions.
At the MVC, they have state police and security measures. Yet, at our banks, where recent robberies did take place, and it is more of a criminal’s interest, none of the above are present!
N. H. G.
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