I read in the Missourian that almost $24,000 of taxpayer money will be spent to build a 2,100-foot fence to try to stop people crossing U.S. 63 (Oct. 21: “MoDOT plans to build fence alongside U.S. 63 south of Columbia”). I appreciate that the Missouri Department of Transportation is attempting to address this problem, but pedestrians can climb over or go around a fence.
For safer roads, reduce highway speed limit to 60 mph near city limits
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