Council approves speed humps for Southeast 75th Street corridor

July 23, 2015

NEW — 3:25 p.m. July 23, 2015

Neighbors living on the Southeast 75th Street corridor are getting their speed humps.

The Newcastle City Council instructed staff to initiate the installation of the speed humps to reduce speeds on the street.

It’s a win for a neighborhood that pleaded with the city to do something about unsafe speeds on their streets for quite some time.

In the past, residents said they have concerns about letting their children play in yards, and are concerned about the effect the speeds have on a nearby bus stop as students wait for and exit the vehicle. Read more