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Traffic light at Brays Point Road installed

Virginia Department of Transportation crews installed traffic signal equipment on Route 17 at the intersection with Brays Point Road on Sunday and Monday evenings.

A new traffic signal pole was installed along the southbound lane, said the release. The previous pole was removed in December after it was struck and damaged by an armored vehicle.

With installation complete, Brays Point Road traffic is now able to turn left onto Route 17 southbound. An average of 27,216 vehicles travel through the Route 17 and Brays Point Road intersection each day, the release stated.

Crews also installed new flashing yellow arrow equipment at this intersection for Route 17 northbound and southbound traffic.

The traffic signal for Route 17 northbound and southbound now displays four arrows: a green arrow to make protected left turns, followed by a steady yellow arrow above it, then a red arrow to tell drivers to stop. A flashing yellow arrow will then appear, giving drivers permission to turn left aft...

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