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S. Crestline community wants drivers to slow down

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Right now, lots of construction and some brand new shopping centers, are causing a lot more traffic than the folks on Spokane's South Hill are used to. And it's forcing people to find alternative routes - South Crestline being one of them. Right now, lots of construction and some brand new shopping centers, are causing a lot more traffic than the folks on Spokane's South Hill are used to. And it's forcing people to find alternative routes - South Crestline being one of them.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Right now, lots of construction and some brand new shopping centers, are causing a lot more traffic than the folks on Spokane's South Hill are used to. And it's forcing people to find alternative routes - South Crestline being one of them.

The people who live on that block don't mind the extra traffic - they just want drivers to obey the speed limit.

"It's like the fast and furious Spokane," said Steve Pannkuk, who lives on this block. "It seems they go much faster than 25 miles per hour.

Today we spent the afternoon on Crestline, just blocks away from Hamblen Elementary School, and cars continued to speed on by.

And, all the drivers we talked to admitted that because the road was so wide, and so smooth, it was pretty easy to go over the speed limit.

So, the next time you use Crestline to save time, slow down.

If you have a traffic problem in your neighborhood, you can call the Traffic Complaint Hotline through the Spokane Police Department. The number is 509-625-4150.

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