Attleboro City Council considers fate of Scott Street


Attleboro City Council is taking a close look at a little piece of road: the west end of Scott Street.

Council members are trying to figure out whether it’s a safety hazard or whether it improves traffic safety. They’re thinking about closing it.

The section of street runs between the southbound side of Route 1 and Westminster Avenue.

Some say drivers use it to cut through the neighborhood, avoiding a stoplight on the main route.

Others argue that blocking it could cause a traffic backup.

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