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Both pedestrians and motorists have rights and responsibilities on the roadway.
The potential for accidents and injury increases with the improper placement of crosswalks. Also, excessive use of signs and pavement markings can substantially reduce the effectiveness of such devices.
Crosswalks may be marked or unmarked. They exist at all controlled intersections and may only be established by markings at nonintersection locations. Not all locations are safe for pedestrians to cross due to traffic volumes, speed limits, sight distances, etc.
Therefore, an engineering study must be conducted before installing a marked crosswalk. Marked crosswalks serve two purposes:
The Colorado Department of Transportation has produced brochures on "Pedestrian Crosswalks " and "Pedestrian Signals," which are good information sources.
Marked pedestrian crosswalks may be used to delineate preferred pedestrian paths across roadways under the following conditions:
Contact the county at 303-271-8461 to request an evaluation for a potential marked crosswalk.
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