CORPUS CHRISTI, Tx — New flashing LED stop signs have been recently installed by the city of Corpus Christi’s Department of Public Works. There are 10 intersections across the city where you will notice the flashing LED stop signs.
The city’s Department of Public Works says they installed these new stop signs at intersections with the highest amount of traffic accidents at stop control intersections. The installations are one of several safety enhancements projects for the city's Vision Zero program, which looks to help eliminate traffic and pedestrian fatalities.
Diego Leyva the Interim Assistant Director Public Works Department told us Vision Zero was started in October of 2019 to improve address safety improvements in the community.
“We are looking at the school zone areas where we can add intersections, signal light intersections. Any type of areas with accidents," said Leyva.
The improved intersections are:
- South Water Street and Park Avenue
- Santa Fe Street and Buford Street
- South Tancahua Street and Kinney Street
- Alameda Street and Del Mar Boulevard
- Baldwin Boulevard and Riggan Street
- McArdle Road and Shopping Way
- South Staples Street and Curtis Clark Drive
- Baldwin Boulevard and Virginia Avenue
- Wooldridge Road and Quebec Road
- Wooldridge Road and Parkway Drive
Leyva said they are looking to install more flashing LED stop signs next year.