The following is an ‘Ask The Mayor’ question submitted to TLS, and the Mayor’s response. Email your questions for the Mayor to [email protected].
Dear Mr. Coles,
I am making a suggestion that I am sure has been brought up many times. There are many intersections that have left turning lanes but no left turning arrow causing backed up traffic and making it very difficult for more than two or three cars to turn per light. Examples of such intersections are County Line Road turning onto Madison Avenue and James Street turning onto River Avenue. By just placing a turning arrow should mitigate a tremendous backup. During rush hour County Line Road travelling westbound is backed up to Monmouth Ave.
Thank you for your consideration.
Response from Mayor Coles:
For the life of me, I cannot understand why we have been denied permission to install these left hand turn signals at these as well as at several other intersections. We have asked the state repeatedly for permission to upgrade these signals. We will continue to press the state to use a little common sense & make life a lot easier for our residents.
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