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Accident victim ‘recovering well’

Sept. 22. The cyclist involved in the motor vehicle accident that partially closed the intersection of Jetton and West Catawba Tuesday afternoon has been identified by police as Trevor Toothman, a 27-year-old Cornelius resident. He was taken to CMC Main in Charlotte. Friends said he was recovering well after what eyewitnesses reported a startling collision […]

Bike/auto collision on Jetton prompting concerns, discussion

July 30. By Dave Vieser. After a young woman on her bike was hit by a car at the crossing at Jetton Park, the Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) will tackle the subject of pedestrian safety lights and motorists—many of them speeding—on Jetton Road. On July 28 a motorist struck the woman on her bike […]


Sharrow the road

May 6. The possibility of Cornelius seeing its first sharrows grew more likely recently when the town’s Transportation Advisory Board gave the idea a thumbs-up. Sharrows are diagrams embedded in the pavement for those situations where cyclists and drivers must use the same lane. The sharrows are being considered for the eastbound/outbound left lane of […]


Raising speed limits on Jetton under consideration

July 17. Dave Vieser.  Town officials are looking at yet another way to fix the Old Jetton/Jetton Road intersection: Prohibit left turns or straight movements from Old Jetton Road. The new option would leave traffic departing the Brooklyn South parking lot as it is now. Meanwhile, commissioners discussed raising the speed limit back to 45 mph—or […]