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Oakmont wants to extend turn restrictions at busy Hulton Road intersection

Michael DiVittorio
| Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
Oakmont Council wants to change the no-left-turn rule from Third Street onto Hulton Road by Riverview High School from 2 to 4 p.m. to 2 to 6 p.m. to help prevent accidents during rush hour.
Michael DiVittorio
Oakmont Council wants to change the no-left-turn rule from Third Street onto Hulton Road by Riverview High School from 2 to 4 p.m. to 2 to 6 p.m. to help prevent accidents during rush hour.

Oakmont council is considering seeking additional restrictions on turns at Third Street and Hulton Road to make driving safer at one of the borough's busiest intersections.

Council wants to prohibit right turns onto Third from Hulton and left turns onto Hulton from Third between 2 and 6 p.m. Turns are now prohibited from 2 to 4 p.m. at the intersection near Riverview High School.

“That's a bad intersection,” police Chief Michael Ford said.

The change would make times of restrictions on all turns at the intersection uniform. Turning right or left from Hulton onto Third is now prohibited from 2 to 6 p.m.

The borough would have to work with PennDOT to get changes made because Hulton is a state road.

Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 412-871-2367, mdivittorio@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MikeJdiVittorio.

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