Good design vs. good planning |

Good design vs. good planning

The Brunswick Basin was rezoned to be primarily commercial soon after the freeway was built without any planning for the roads. The congested traffic conditions that exist in that area are a result of this poor planning.

The proposed Walgreens’ site design must provide some setbacks to allow for future road improvements. Constructing buildings at the back of the sidewalk should only be done in areas where it is known the roads will not need to be widened in the future. Brunswick Road and Sutton Way carry high volumes of traffic, and this traffic will increase as development in this area continues.

A plan for future road improvements for this intersection is needed before any buildings or parking lots are built close to these roads.

Jim Brake

Nevada City

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