Mad Parisian mayors fight each other with road signs

The mayors of two Paris suburbs are so mad at each other that they made the D909 road one way in their districts, but one way in opposite directions. The mayor of Levallios-Perret, Patrick Balkany, did it first as a way to calm traffic in his area. Then Gillles Catoire, mayor of Clich-la-Garenne followed suit. From BBC News:

With the contradictory road-signs in place, the unsurprising result was gridlock, prompting the deployment of municipal and national police to direct traffic away from the area.

"What Clichy has done is not a long-term solution, but it is a response to a unilateral decision by the town of Levallois," Clichy's deputy mayor, Alain Fournier, was quoted as saying by AFP news agency.

But Mr Balkany insisted: "The mayor of Clichy has taken a position that is unreasonable and is hurting his own constituents."

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