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New Traffic Signal at Washington and Comstock
New Traffic Signal at Washington and Comstock

A new traffic signal will go into efffect at Washington Avenue and Comstock Drive at 5 p.m. today.

Following a short ceremony the new signal will be placed in full red, yellow, green operation mode. The new signal cost $223,000, and was funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Southern Nevada Paving Corporation installed the signal. 

The new signal will increase safety for the residents of the nearby Bonanza Village neighborhood. Washington Avenue carries about 18,000 cars per day, and the new signal will allow for easier ingress and egress into the Bonanza Village neighborhood.

The signal was placed in red flash mode, signaling an all-way stop, during the early morning hours today, so that motorists could familiarize themselves with the light. Motorists are advised to use caution in the intersection as they get used to this new traffic control feature.

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