Lightning: Thinner Kanuga project still too wide for some homeowners

A report on today’s public input session for the Kanuga Road project from the Hendersonville Lightning: “Graham MacPherson, owner of the 1905 Pinebrook Manor Inn, said he tried to talk to engineers about whether the state will rebuild a rock wall and entrance to its historical nature. The project would take the existing wall, he said. He’s also worried that roundabouts farther up the road in Hendersonville won’t work because traffic is imbalanced.

‘They only work for balanced traffic counts,’ he said. ‘You end up with traffic lights on the roundabouts.’

‘This is obviously going to become much faster and when they widen this they’re going to increase the volume of traffic,’ he said. ‘The trouble is, there are poor sightlines on Kanuga and people are doing 50, 60 mph now. The wider it goes, the faster the traffic goes. It will be a lot more dangerous.’. . . Continue reading

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