Officials nearing decision to add speed bump on Smith Street

Officials nearing decision to add speed bump on Smith Street

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Hitting a speed bump at 40 probably won't feel so good.

Town officials, intent on calming traffic along the troublesome Smith Street/Route 44 corridor in the village of Centredale, have narrowed their search for an answer almost exclusively to a small strip of raised pavement.

Mayor Charles Lombardi told The Breeze that speeding cars and limited visibility are teaming up to create dangerous situations every day along the stretch. A speed bump out in front of Town Hall would surely slow down drivers who are sometimes hitting 40 miles an hour or more in a 25-mile-an-hour zone, said Lombardi.


Read the entire story in our E-paper edition
or join Breeze Premium to read and comment on the top stories in all five Breeze papers online.