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January 15, 2014

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Turn lane needs a longer light

Traffic moves pretty well in Terre Haute during rush hour except in one area. In the northbound lane of U.S. 41 there is a turn signal that feeds Lowe’s and Kmart.

This light lasts only about 30 seconds, just enough to let three cars make the turn.

Two will make the turn on the green but the third car is turning on the yellow.

There were recently seven cars in front of me waiting to turn into Lowe’s or Kmart. I sat through three light changes before I could make the turn into Lowe’s. I’m surprised that no one has complained about this before.

Then maybe they have, but no one took any action to correct the problem.

— Fred Roberts

Terre Haute

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