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Author Topic: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs  (Read 10993 times)

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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #25 on: May 31, 2014, 06:33:56 AM »

 :poke: Looking at some of the pictures, it appears that some of the signals are "antiquated", and not even worth the trouble to recycle for use elsewhere.
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #26 on: June 06, 2014, 09:01:37 PM »

This one on MA Route 2 appears to have previously controlled a signalized crossing of the highway with jughandles, but is now right in/right out.  Westbound Route 2 appears to be now on permanent yellow blink with the side road getting a stop sign.  Eastbound still appears to have an active signal.

https://www.google.com/maps/@42.547644,-71.813119,3a,75y,263.79h,77.92t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sktuK4SflAh3DRFBrCJaERw!2e0

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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #27 on: June 25, 2014, 09:21:55 PM »

Delphi, IN stoplight to be removed:
http://wlfi.com/2014/06/25/delphi-stoplight-to-be-removed/
Red and yellow flashing lights will replace the stoplight.
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #28 on: June 27, 2014, 02:50:42 PM »

The city with the most traffic light removals is Anniston, in the last two years, over 20 intersections have had their traffic lights removed and replaced with either 2-way or 4-way stop signs.  The city is not stopping and more intersections are about to see their traffic lights removed.  I took this picture of the city workers removing the covering from the stop sign and turning off the traffic light.

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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #29 on: June 27, 2014, 04:56:45 PM »

Delphi, IN stoplight to be removed:
http://wlfi.com/2014/06/25/delphi-stoplight-to-be-removed/
Red and yellow flashing lights will replace the stoplight.
So it will be returning to the original configuration.  This light was a bit of a pain because it was Michigan style (in the middle of the intersection), so it was nearly impossible to see.  If they simply add a left turn lane here it would help.
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #30 on: June 30, 2014, 11:39:49 PM »

There was one in Boone, NC where the signal always flashed red in all directions, but they've replaced it with a single aspect signal.
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #31 on: July 03, 2014, 10:44:13 AM »

Although there aren't any stop signs at it, this intersection in Chattanooga, TN is in a permanent flash from what I can tell:
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Chattanooga,+TN&hl=en&ll=35.006035,-85.216188&spn=0.000002,0.001032&sll=34.701429,-86.659749&sspn=0.449913,1.056747&oq=Chat&t=h&hnear=Chattanooga,+Hamilton+County,+Tennessee&z=21&layer=c&cbll=35.006035,-85.216188&panoid=Hw_8_eEjZ_-DYKPodW0bSA&cbp=12,79.45,,0,-5.88

There's also a 4-way signal in Sheffield, AL that operates when the nearby school is letting out or in, but it is in flash mode the rest of the time.
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #32 on: December 02, 2018, 10:37:39 AM »

There is a Sargent Sowell 4-way signal at the intersection of Newman St and Lincoln St in East Tawas, Michigan, that is in flash mode with the Newman St approaches having flashing yellow and Lincoln St having flashing red with stop signs. From what I've been told, the signal was installed in the '60s for a school at the corner of the intersection. It would operate normally at drop-off/pick-up times and flash the rest of the time. When the East Tawas school district merged with the Tawas City school district, the school was demolished. The signal was put into permanent flash mode sometime in the '80s. I took a video of the signal and posted it on YouTube.
Also, there are old horizontal Crouse Hinds signals in Arcanum, Ohio, that flash red all directions. The intersection is a 4-way stop.
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #33 on: December 02, 2018, 12:08:49 PM »

Looks like State Street in East St. Louis, IL, has a lot of these besides the one already posted:

State Street at 16th Street

State Street at 33rd Street

State Street at 47th Street

State Street at 59th Street

There's also M.L. King at 9th in East St. Louis
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #34 on: March 18, 2019, 10:23:57 PM »

This intersection in Toledo, OH.  Kenwood Blvd. at Cheltenham.  Pretty much the same assembly with Econolite bullseye signal heads, but reduced from 3 sections to 1, and the (mismatched!) ped signals on the wood poles all but vanished.  I think the concrete pad where the control box was is still visible to the right, closer side.  These were originally installed in about 1974, replacing 8" heads in flag-like braces (Crouse-Hinds, I think).
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #35 on: March 18, 2019, 11:00:56 PM »

Kissimmee, FL had them on Osceola Parkway at the State Road 417 interchange.  The signals were only a month old as they were installed when 417 opened to traffic and the county thought there was not enough traffic to warrant its operation so it was set on flash for over two decades. Now Osceola County turned them back on due to traffic being increased since then.

On the Courtney Campbell Causeway between Tampa and Clearwater, some of the service road access signals were removed, but the concrete strain poles are still there.  FDOT informed me they were not warranted despite the Courtney Campbell being at full capacity at peak hours.
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Re: Traffic Signals Now Controlled By Stop Signs
« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2019, 09:47:57 PM »

Here's one from St. Cloud, MN. I have no idea why the signal was removed, but I think originally the intersection also provided access to what at the time was a public surface parking lot. The 2008 GSV image shows the disabled signal awaiting removal after the (at the time) brand-new parking garage on the north side of the road was completed.

https://goo.gl/maps/zfBEUcvGXkA2

And as a bonus, here's another one two blocks down the road that was replaced with a four-way stop after access to nearly MN-23 was reduced in 2010.

https://goo.gl/maps/HL3wbFchgGq
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