Saturday, July 16, 2011

Hwy. 10, Cty. Rd. 10 Tend To Get Confused

From the Star Tribune:
July 10, 2011

"Motorists traveling certain reaches of the north metro sometimes come to the same sad conclusion: Two 10s is one too many.  Confusion about the side-by-side County Road 10 and Hwy. 10, especially for those unfamiliar with the area, has been known to cause missed meetings, unintentional meanderings, frantic -- or annoyed -- calls from lost friends, relatives, customers and delivery truck drivers who had turned off Interstate 35W or Central Avenue onto the wrong 10."  Read more.

Comment: Here's another clear cut example of why a street address isn't always the best idea when it comes dispatching emergency response vehicles.  There is a better way: the U.S.National Grid.

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