City conducting safety audit of Paris Road after deadly motorcycle crash


Editor’s Be aware: The identify of the motorcyclist was earlier stated as Kevin Wineteer but has been corrected to Mark Lamont.

The Metropolis of Columbia has commissioned a security audit of Paris Street, according to a launch issued a 7 days right after a crash that killed a motorcyclist.

The metropolis is contracting with CBB Transportation Engineers and Planners of St. Louis for an audit of the road from Oakland Church Road in the north to Enterprise Loop 70 in the south, the town reported in a information launch Friday. That stretch involves the intersection of Paris Street and Vandiver Push, the place motorcyclist Mark Lamont of Columbia was killed in a crash July 1.

The audit consists of a survey asking Paris Road vacationers to share their basic safety considerations. Paper surveys are obtainable at:

  • D&H Drugstore, 1814 Paris Highway
  • Crack Time, 2402 Paris Street
  • Greenback Typical, 3020 Paris Road
  • Steve-O’s, 4600 Paris Road

A community conference will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 19 at United Group Cathedral, 1801 Towne Generate. A conference for organizations will just take location July 20 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the exact area. A virtual meeting will be introduced later on.

A last report on the audit is predicted late this calendar year, the city claimed in the information launch. The metropolis did not release how much the audit will cost.