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To keep our neighborhoods and Rail Trail users safe, the City wants drivers to slow down. Motorists should be especially careful when driving on Pine and Sycamore streets, or they may miss a newly installed stop sign.
Downtown drivers need to pay attention to new traffic stop signs unveiled in downtown Lincolnton on Wednesday.
You’ve probably seen them hiding, covered in plastic. As of Wednesday morning May 16, motorists will need to actually STOP at several intersections that have new stop signs installed.
The new stop signs are intended to slow down fast-moving traffic through residential neighborhoods and especially near Marcia Cloninger Rail Trail crossings.
New stops are now required at:
The new stop signs will have light beacons installed to call attention to the change and help motorists take proper action. There will also be light beacons installed at the Rail Trail crossings on East Dixon, Pine and Sycamore to help ensure the safety of trail users at these busy crossings.
Some additional traffic safety reminders: