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Youngstown plans traffic signal upgrade in 2014



Published: Fri, October 18, 2013 @ 5:37 p.m.

YOUNGSTOWN — The city plans to remove four traffic lights and upgrade 10 others along South Avenue and Midlothian Boulevard to improve traffic flow.

Work on the $1.9 million project will be done next year. The traffic signal removals and replacements may result in temporary short-term disruption of traffic and pedestrian movement during construction, city officials said.


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1JoeFromHubbard(1028 comments)posted 10 months, 2 weeks ago

One of the least expensive and most effective "upgrades" would be to simply time the lights to promote minimal interruption of traffic flow.

Just like it was in the 1960's.

The downtown area is particularly offensive to drivers with uncoordinated lights that cause constant and unnecessary stops and starts.

The fracophobics, afraid of air pollution from drilling activity, should promote smooth traffic flow to reduce exhaust emissions which increase with stop and go traffic.

Suggest removal:


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