Traffic flow to change for drivers, parents near Wing Elementary in Sikeston

Traffic flow to change for drivers, parents near Wing Elementary in Sikeston
Stop signs are being installed (Source: Pexels)

SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - Traffic near Sikeston’s new school, Wing Elementary will move a little slower.

According to city officials, Street Department crew members placed new stop signs on Gen. George E. Day Boulevard ant Brunt Blvd. and Pine St.

Stop Sign Installation/Speed Limit Change in New School Zone (Wing Elementary) Darren Lowe (pictured), along with the...

Posted by City of Sikeston, MO on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The intersection is now a four-way according to Ordinance #6147 passed by the City Council on July 29.

City officials said warning devices will be placed in that are to help motorists become aware of the change.

The speed limit has been reduced from 35 to 20 mph according to Ordinance #6149.

The speed limit reduction will only be in place during school hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition, Sikeston R-6 School officials released information on how traffic will flow at the new school.

Traffic flow at Wing is as follows: Parents/Guardians should pull into the west entrance of the parking lot off of...

Posted by Sikeston R-6 Schools on Friday, August 9, 2019

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