Perhaps it is time to revisit the original road improvement project for West Road. As envisioned, the route was to climb from near the ice rink, rising higher on the south canyon wall to rejoin the newer upper stretch of the existing road.
As it is, the existing pot-holed condition of the road will continue to remain last on the list to be considered by the county for repair. An added safety concern that could be remedied by changing the road location; proper shoulders could be added since there are no usable shoulders for pedestrians and bikers on the narrow existing route. Put in a tunnel for the Devaney hikers.