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New digital speed signs making a difference in traffic safety

It was slow going getting new pole-mounted radar speed signs installed along heavy traffic volume on Maple Avenue and North Third Street.

But, perhaps that was fitting, since the four digital reader boards are to slow traffic.

And they are doing the job – noticeably increasing road safety and driver speed awareness.

“I had one resident on North Third Street email me almost immediately after the signs went up and express how grateful they are for them,” Mayor Ramon Hayes told the Weekly News. “They’ve seen a significant impact already.”

Town Council member Bill Stokes, who sits on the pan...


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