Written by Emily Clarkeclark@abc4.com
WHITE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) – People who live near 9400 South and Poppy Lane say they need help; their intersection is simply too dangerous and putting their families at risk. ABC4 is taking action to help make it safe. But the question is, who is responsible and what can be done?
Neighbors describe the intersection as “going on a blind curb because you cannot see at the bottom of the hill."
Jeremy Chrstiansen is on the White City Council and he lives on the street. He knows the problem first hand and is now on a mission to do something about it. But, he said, that task has its own problems.
Christiansen said, “It’s a catch 22 - nobody says they are responsible for us. We live on a Sandy City road, but we are county residents."
For this neighborhood, they just want help and they say the best solution is a stoplight.
Chrstiansen said, “If there was a stoplight, people would at least know when it was their turn to go.
ABC4 took action to determine who is responsible. Sandy owns the road, so any installation of a light would be their responsibility. A Sandy spokesperson told ABC4 News they would love to help, but because of UDOT regulation they can’t. UPD tells ABC4 News, this intersection is no worse than any other in the county. People just need to be cautious.