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Is it Enough? TDOT Changes Signs, Installs Barrier

Less than one week after meeting with local officials, Tennessee Department of Transportation crews were busy changing signing at the Tennessee 22A and SR459 intersection.
Photo by Steve Corlew / The Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

Less than a week after meeting with local officials, crews with the Tennessee Department of Transportation were busy changing signing and adding larger stop signs at Tennessee 22A and SR459 on Friday, September 29th.

Among the immediate improvements was the installation of larger, 48” inch “STOP” signs with the addition of yellow reflective strips on the post. The state also installed larger “STOP AHEAD” signs on both approaches.

State officials are also reviewing the possibility of adding flashing lights to either the “STOP” or the “STOP AHEAD” signs. The flashing lights will require an engineering study.

Crews also installed a larger barrier on the east side of the Tennessee 22 South and SR459 intersection.

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For complete coverage, see the October 4th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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