A stop sign at Northeast 96th Street and northbound Maplewoods Parkway doesn’t say “hit me,” but according to Barb Bloemker of Kansas City, it doesn’t have to.
She said it’s “been knocked down and reinstalled probably more than a dozen times, three or four in the first month it was installed.”
She wondered if the city could put red flashing reflectors on it. Two days after she first complained, Bloemker wrote again, lamenting:
“Arrrffff! I see that the stop sign in question has been knocked down yet again.”
The Kansas City traffic staff investigated and decided to place reflectors on the sign.
“This should address this issue,” said Public Works Department spokesman Sean Demory.
The Watchdog says it’s better to hit signs than people — or pets. Signs can be replaced.
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