Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Implements Changes to Traffic Signal Operation
Westlake, Louisiana – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced upcoming changes to the traffic signal operation at the intersection of LA 378 (Sampson Street) and John Stine Road in Westlake, Louisiana. These changes will take effect on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 9 a.m.
The primary change involves the removal of the green arrows on the John Stine Street approaches. Instead, eastbound and westbound movements will occur simultaneously, with left-turning motorists required to yield on a green circular indication. To ensure clarity and awareness, signage will be added to indicate this new operational procedure.
In addition to the modification in signal operation, optimized signal times will be utilized to further enhance the flow of traffic at this intersection. These adjustments are being implemented with the primary goal of reducing intersection delays and queues.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development recognizes the importance of efficient traffic management and understands the impact it has on the daily lives of motorists. By making these changes, they aim to improve the overall traffic flow and alleviate congestion in the area.
Motorists are advised to exercise caution and remain attentive while traveling through this intersection during and after the implementation of these changes. It may take some time for drivers to adjust to the modified signal operation, so patience and awareness of the new traffic patterns are crucial.