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Traffic signals on S.H. 80 to be activated




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In an effort to increase safety and ease congestion in Karnes County, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to activate two new traffic signals on S.H. 80 on July 31, according to a TxDOT press release.

The new signals at S.H. 80 and S.H. 119 in Gillett and at S.H. 80 and F.M. 81 in Helena replace stop signs on S.H. 119 and F.M. 81. Other operational improvements at the intersections include the addition of left-turn lanes, rumble strips, and improvements to right-turn lanes.

One of the advanced features of the new traffic signals is a flashing yellow, left-turn arrow. The flashing yellow arrow indicates drivers can make a left turn when there is no oncoming traffic.

Here’s how the new, left-turn signal works:

•Red Arrow: Stop. Do not make a left turn.

•Solid Yellow Arrow: Left-turn signal is about to turn red. Prepare to stop. Complete your left turn only if you are in the intersection and it is safe. Oncoming traffic may have a green light.

•Flashing Yellow Arrow: Left turn permitted, but drivers must yield to oncoming traffic and proceed with caution.

•Green Arrow: Safe to turn left. Oncoming traffic has red light.
 

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