Editorial: Hwy. 35’s transformation is a much-needed project

March 22, 2013 at 5:33 am in River Falls Journal

Journal readers last week noticed the front-page story detailing the March 1 two-car crash involving retired teacher and council member Dave Cronk on Hwy. 35N and Radio Road. Cronk was crossing the highway from Radio Road when he collided with a River Falls woman driving south on the highway.
Cronk was cited for failing to yield, but the crash is another reminder that Hwy. 35 is undergoing a much-needed transformation toward freeway status. What that means is, eventually, direct access to the highway from roads with stop signs like Radio will be history. Continue Reading