East 22nd Street in Atlantic becomes 1-way until further notice


August 29th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic Police Chief Steve Green has announced, that because of several near-miss accidents, and in the interest of public safety, East 22nd Street is being changed to one-way only traffic between Highway 71, and Olive Street, effective immediately, and until further notice. Green says the authorized direction of travel will be WESTBOUND only. In addition, the temporary speed limit on that section of 22nd Street, will be 15-miles per hour.

Green says there have been several near accident situations arising from construction taking place in the affected area. All residents living along East 22nd Street, between Highway 71 and Olive Street, should be aware that the section of road has been, and remains closed to ALL through traffic.

Officers will be stopping motorists and issuing citations to anyone caught using the road as a throughway, as well as enforcing the speed limits.