Traffic Lights Are Activated on 11E

Apr 4, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Greenville Sun

Sun photo by Brian Cutshall. This is the view heading north on West Andrew Johnson Highway in Greeneville at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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1 - 13 of 13 Comments Last updated Apr 6, 2013
Traffic

Greeneville, TN

#1 Apr 5, 2013
Who owns the property that will benefit from the congestion that this will cause. The Mayor should have put the light up on North Main and Bohannon that he forced down a few years back.

“from parts unknown”

Since: Mar 13

Location hidden

#2 Apr 5, 2013
Hardly anyone stops at them anyway.
interested

Johnson City, TN

#3 Apr 5, 2013
Place your bets as to how soon the accident occurs because someone driving 11E did not SEE or EXPECT a traffic signal at that location and runs a red light at high speed.
South Greene resident

Jonesborough, TN

#4 Apr 5, 2013
You can't fix stupid, so I doubt the installation of these lights will result in less accidents. Greeneville drivers are the worst.

“I've Always Been This Stupid”

Since: May 12

Greeneville TN

#5 Apr 5, 2013
Traffic wrote:
Who owns the property that will benefit from the congestion that this will cause. The Mayor should have put the light up on North Main and Bohannon that he forced down a few years back.
Can you clarify how a person benefits from traffic congestion?
Digital

Bennettsville, SC

#6 Apr 5, 2013
Developers look for areas that are signalized. It improves property values tremendously. We even pay for them if the local county doesn't have the funding.

Since: Dec 12

Huntersville, NC

#7 Apr 5, 2013
What's up with what appears to be cameras on top? Anyone notice? Or know?
Stick in the rear

Elizabethton, TN

#8 Apr 5, 2013
Nita Mann wrote:
What's up with what appears to be cameras on top? Anyone notice? Or know?
Word woman had web cams installed on them. Now she can see and talk to Greeneville while sitting in Asheville.

“I've Always Been This Stupid”

Since: May 12

Greeneville TN

#9 Apr 5, 2013
Digital wrote:
Developers look for areas that are signalized. It improves property values tremendously. We even pay for them if the local county doesn't have the funding.
Thank you for the explanation. The wording was a little strange in the original post.

Since: Mar 13

Location hidden

#10 Apr 5, 2013
<cry>
I can see the new lights from a mile a way. I think, "yay! It's green!!! Wait... It's red... Green again!!! Red... So I'm driving fast... slow... fast... slow... Not had to stop yet... Oh, but it's coming...

Since: Dec 12

Huntersville, NC

#11 Apr 5, 2013
Stick in the rear wrote:
<quoted text>
Word woman had web cams installed on them. Now she can see and talk to Greeneville while sitting in Asheville.
BAHAHAHAHA! Sorry WW but it made me giggle.

Maybe those camera thingys are what constitutes them being "smart lights" .??
Old Guy

Greeneville, TN

#12 Apr 5, 2013
AMAZING. now Greeneville has three places that really fu"k up traffic flow... 1st and the really best is Justis drive - The Commons area ; 2nd - is this "new improved" Main Street / Rt 93 area and coming up a close third is at Lowes' and Fairground Road.. Who the hell designs these places ?
interested

Johnson City, TN

#13 Apr 6, 2013
Old Guy wrote:
AMAZING. now Greeneville has three places that really fu"k up traffic flow... 1st and the really best is Justis drive - The Commons area ; 2nd - is this "new improved" Main Street / Rt 93 area and coming up a close third is at Lowes' and Fairground Road.. Who the hell designs these places ?
Alternatively--then where should traffic controls be?

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