Traffic light will be removed

The traffic signal at the intersection of Flaming Gorge Way and N. 1st E. Street will be taken down.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation switched the traffic signal to flash Monday afternoon, the first step in the signal’s dismantlement.

According to Darin Kaufman, the District Three Traffic Engineer for WYDOT, the signal’s removal is based on several federal regulations and criteria used to determine if the signal is needed. Kaufman said there wasn’t enough street traffic to warrant the signal’s existence. He also said there is also little pedestrian traffic on the street, which lessens...


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