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Pedestrian Death Prompts Rahway Council to Introduce Ordinance to Make Intersection of Lake & Madison a 4-Way Stop

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The Rahway City Council voted, 6-0, to introduce an ordinance that would make the intersection of Lake and Madison avenues a 4-way stop Credits: Google Maps
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RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway City Council unanimously introduced an ordinance that will make the intersection of West Lake Avenue and Madison Avenue a 4-way stop at its regular meeting held Monday night.

The public hearing on the measure is scehduled for June 11.

The introduction of the ordinance comes after a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing West Lake Avenue around 7 p.m. on April 26.

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Rahway Police Chief John Rodger explained that the plan is to install solar-powered flashing stop signs at the intersection. The estimated cost of the flashing stop signs is $18,000.

 

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