Relocation of the traffic signal at Prospect and Cottonwood avenues beginning Monday, Nov. 24 will require motorists to be cautious at that intersection for the next few weeks.While the new signal is being installed, the intersection will be controlled by three-way stop signs and flashing red beacons. “Stop Ahead” signs also will be posted at the approaches to the intersection.
The new traffic signal is expected to be up and running by mid-December.The existing traffic signal must be moved to make way for street improvements that have been underway on Prospect Avenue since January.
Workers are currently installing conduit beneath the surface so the overhead electric wires can be placed underground. They’re also pouring curbs, gutters, sidewalks . The work is being done between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.Motorists should be aware that the speed limit in the “cone zone” is 25 m.p.h. and traffic fines in that area are subject to being doubled.
Questions about the project can be directed to Senior Civil Engineer Toby Espinola at 619-258-4100 ext. 174.