NILES - The closing of the Robbins Avenue Bridge has forced local residents and business to adapt over the past two months. Now as the bridge replacement enters its third month of an estimated 180-day project, some community members worry the start of the school year will bring major traffic problems.
Val Yakimovich, who lives in the Shadowridge Condominiums, said traffic re-routed across East Federal Street is already heavy.
"That is probably the hardest part, the intersection of East Federal and Main Street," Yakimovich said.
Since East Federal Street is commonly used to get to Niles High School, the city is preparing for increased traffic in the next several weeks.
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