Median Planned To Stymie S. Main Jaywalkers

Construction Expected To Begin This Summer

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Posted: February 28, 2013

Medians constructed along Dinkel Avenue near Bridgewater College were built to discourage jaywalking. JMU and the city of Harrisonburg plan to undertake a similar project along South Main Street. (Photos by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
A pedestrian crosses South Main Street by James Madison University’s campus on Wednesday. JMU and city officials plan to build a raised median with a fence and landscaping along the street to prevent jaywalking.

HARRISONBURG — They’ve tried going underground. Now, James Madison University and Harrisonburg officials are going up high to keep students out of traffic on South Main Street.



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