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Posted on: September 23, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Finishing Touches Added to Temporary Pedestrian Crossing

Workers add lights to the temporary pedestrian crossing on Johnson Avenue.

Lights are being added today to the temporary pedestrian crossing on Johnson Avenue.

Here are some things to know about the crossing:
• The temporary pedestrian crossing/lights are part of a pedestrian safety study of midblock crossings being conducted by the MPO in cooperation with the city and ARDOT.
• The location was previously identified from the 2015 Jonesboro Bike/Ped Study of Downtown Jonesboro:…/Downtown-Jonesboro-BikePed-Stud…
• We are looking to increase safety in that area in light of significant activity due to the connection between Arkansas State University and Downtown Jonesboro.
• Consultants will study usage of crossing as well as public response/vehicle behavior.

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