Monday, December 7, 2009

Traffic volume on Bailey Cove Road raises question about bike route


HUNTSVILLE, AL - A couple of safety issues are on Carolyn Respess’ mind when she's driving in Jones Valley.

“I have driven Four Mile Post for twenty years and it seems the last ten I have noticed a rusty, curled up cable sticking out on the Aldridge Creek bridge concrete roadway on the north side and do not know what its purpose is there,” Respess said in an e-mail.

“My big concern is now that the road is a bicycle pathway, should a biker have to ride so close to the bridge curb, the person's bike would get tangled in the cable, and injured or fall into the path of a car going west. I am surprised that a biker has not written you about this.” read more