Bemiss Road to get flashing yellow arrow signals

Published: Jun. 19, 2018 at 8:55 AM EDT
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By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News

June 19, 2018

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation will activate new flashing yellow arrow signals at nine intersections along Bemiss Road in Lowndes County.

The yellow arrows will be activated Wednesday at the following locations:

  • Inner Perimeter Road
  • Oak Street Extension/Mt. Zion Church Road
  • Skipper Bridge Road
  • Guest Road
  • Studstill Road
  • Pine Grove Road/Lori Street
  • Davidson Road
  • Radar Site Road/Robbins Road
  • Prewitte Street/Mitchell Boulevard Flashing yellow arrow signals are intended to make roadways safer and more efficient. According to the Federal Highway Administration, the lights can help reduce left-turn crashes by as much as 35 percent. When approaching a flashing yellow arrow, drivers are allowed to turn left after yielding to pedestrians and oncoming traffic.