New Trail Crossing Signs in Plainsboro

Rt1 NB ramp to Scudders Mill WB signBig thanks go out to NJ DOT, who recently installed new warning signs for the multi-use trail along Scudders Mill Road, where it crosses the ramps onto and off of Rt 1 northbound.

The signs are extremely important for the ramp from Rt 1 northbound onto Scudders Mill Rd westbound, since that crossing is a high speed cloverleaf merge with very short sight lines. Additional warning signs are in place around the midpoint of the cloverleaf.

Rt1 NB ramp to Scudders Mill WB sToday this ramp doesn’t see that much traffic, mainly serving U-turns to southbound Rt 1. In the future, however, there is potential for a lot of traffic, if the proposal to restrict westbound turns from northbound Rt 1 at Washington Rd and Harrison Street is adopted.

Thanks, NJDOT!

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One Response to “New Trail Crossing Signs in Plainsboro”

  1. And if they do restrict turns on Rt 1, I would demand that NJDOT redesign this entire area and pathway for peds and bikes. As is, this SIDEWALK does not meet the minimal design standards for a multi-use pathway. The high-speed nature of the rampway does little to help with bike and pedestrian safety either. Do cars and trucks really need to be able to merge onto this roadway and pedestrian killing speeds?

    Also, they could have at least painted a crosswalk on the ramp while installing the signs?

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