After CDOT officials testified they were inundated with unfunded requests for honorary street signs to the point that it was stalling important safety installations, aldermen agreed to limit themselves to two honorary signs per year. “The priority should be for public safety and traffic” signs, CDOT officials told aldermen during yesterday’s Transportation Committee meeting. They estimated installation of traffic and safety signs were put on hold about once every week and a half because of honorary sign requests from aldermen, and the extra work of dealing with families of honorees.

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