I've attached photos of two additional trees damaged since the construction fence was installed around block 1129. Vehicles need to pull up on the sidewalk in order to load or unload, or if an emergency vehicle needs to pass. They pull up on top of tree beds as though they are the same as sidewalks.
Since there is a fire house and a police station nearby, (and since some of the means of egress for the firehouse are narrowed by construction work), emergency vehicles pass by regularly at the same time the street is more regularly clogged by traffic.
The tree in front of 654 Dean Street appears to have been damaged by a vehicle pulled up on the tree bed. A no parking sign (also illegal) may have been attached by a contractor working on 654 Dean which is currently under construction. The stree tree at 638 Dean Street (my house) was hit higher up in the tree, likely by a taller truck. Tire tracks have cut across it's tree bed as well.
The damage to these trees should be associated with the damage to the tree outside 530 Carlton Avenue that is also the byproduct of the narrowing of the travel lanes by the construction fence.
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