Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Problems at U.S. 54 crossroad proving tricky


March 25, 2020

Ron Warnick

The driver of a large truck prepares to enter U.S. 54 from Airport Road on Wednesday afternoon. County commissioners, noting the increase in traffic on the county road in recent years, likely will consider a resolution asking for safety improvements at the intersection and U.S. 54 in general.

A closer examination of the much-discussed U.S. 54 and Airport Road intersection northeast of Tucumcari reveals it to be multifaceted problem because of usual and unexpected traffic volume, design quirks and other factors.

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