Revolutionary crosswalk expertise involves Aberdeen

A brand new crosswalk sign utilizing the newest security expertise is now energetic in Aberdeen on Sandhills Blvd. between Knight Avenue and West Maple Avenue.

The N.C. Division of Transportation accomplished the sign this week in entrance of Aberdeen Lake. The sign is positioned over the roadway and consists of six mild intervals that direct drivers.

The sign, also called a Excessive-Depth Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) sign, assists pedestrians at marked crosswalks in safely crossings with minimal disruption to drivers.

It additionally aids drivers approaching the intersection with flashing lights indicating when a pedestrian is trying to cross.

Motorists ought to use warning when approaching the brand new visitors sign and observe these directions:

*Flashing yellow – decelerate as a pedestrian has activated the push buttons.

*Strong yellow – put together to cease whether it is protected to take action. 

*Strong purple – drivers should cease as a pedestrian is within the crosswalk.

Contributed/Photograph through Google Maps.

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