Website traffic troubles near Slide River pot shop nevertheless unresolved

Jo C. Goode

Drop RIVER — The administration and Planning the City Council remain stymied on how to offer with the traffic and sound from the Northeast Alternatives marijuana facility on William Canning Boulevard.

Neighbors have been demanding a option for two decades. 

“There’s not a lot of solutions to this other than to question to up and go a company like this. The targeted visitors, what are we heading to do? We have details there. We have proposed a proper hand flip to Rhode Island. A site visitors light will consider a prolonged time,” mentioned City Councilor Christopher Peckham, who chairs the Committee on Community Basic safety, at a conference Thursday. 

On any supplied working day, prolonged traces sort with shoppers outside the store, which previously housed a deal shop. 

The entrance into Northeast Alternatives’ parking great deal can only be accessed by turning onto Commonwealth Avenue, which leads into a cu-de-sac. Sometimes autos are lined on William Canning Boulevard to get into the leisure and medical dispensary. 

Semi-trailer trucks can occasionally be found waiting around on the side of Commonwealth Avenue waiting around to get into the lot.