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Neighbors create homemade signs to stop speeding drivers

Posted at 11:31 PM, Mar 09, 2018

Closures from Project Neon continue to disrupt life in a Las Vegas neighborhood, so people are now taking matters into their own hands. 

The neighborhood of Glen Heather Estates is near Rancho and Oakey. Drive through the neighborhood, and you'll notice a number of handmade posters with messages like "Slow down, bro" and "Drive Sanely". 

The posters were created by a woman whose son was almost hit by car while riding his scooter. 

Cars have been speeding through the neighborhood ever since Project Neon's "Main Event" construction phase started. Drivers are using the through street attempting to bypass traffic. It's only making back-ups worse. 

Further, there are no sidewalks in the neighborhood so kids who play in the street are worried about the constant stream of cars. 

"They have no regard for people. They just know in their head that they want to get to wherever they want to get," said 13-year-old Samuel Gilbert.

Neighbors are trying to organize a meeting with NDOT in hopes the department will put up real signs warning people to stop using the residential area as a shortcut.