Begging menace goes unchecked

Leela Bhawan resident Rakesh Kumar said: “Mostly, only young children encircle the commuters at traffic lights. They project themselves as maimed … As soon as cars stop at the traffic signals, they start cleaning the windshield without consent and demand money later.” A majority of the commuters say …

Pokin Around: Am I seeing double? Or are those two traffic-light poles next to each other?

It was a picture of two identical traffic lights — on two posts mounted in the ground — standing side by side like sentries on the east side of Grant Street, at West Nichols Street. Was this a case … The national guideline is that there should always be two traffic signals facing each direction. The purpose of …

Duke Street detour to return in March

With the reinstated detour comes new temporary traffic signals at Front and Orange streets and Front and King streets in April or May. "Only the utility work is going on right now both on Duke Street and Front Street," Deptula said. "That's going to continue until March. Contractors are planning to return in …

Traffic lights to be installed at Ottawa Co. intersection

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Stop lights are replacing stop signs at two West Michigan intersections where several accidents have happened. The Ottawa County Road Commisson says stoplights have been installed at the intersection of on Riley street at 104th and 112th Avenues. The lights are …

VDOT Hot Spots

Crews will be paving and working on the temporary overhead traffic signals at the ramps to and from Courthouse Road. Crews will also be shifting traffic to the temporary northbound on- and off-ramps overnight. Flaggers and local law enforcement will assist drivers through the interchange. Be alert to …


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