City of Fayetteville Transportation Department Installs Stop Signs

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A Fayetteville Street’s Traffic Pattern will be improved on Monday. 

The City of Fayetteville Transportation Department is installing stop signs at the T- intersection of South West Avenue and South Street, which will make it three-way stop.

After reviewing the intersection, officials say the all-way stop will increase safety for all users.

Here’s what the Fayetteville Police Department advises of the following procedures for all way intersections:

  • Vehicle Right of Way – The first vehicle that approaches the intersection, is the first vehicle to proceed after coming to a complete stop. If two vehicles reach the intersection simultaneously, the vehicle on the left must yield the right of way to the vehicle on the right
  • Vehicle Turn Signals – Drivers must use their turn signal 100 feet prior to the intersection.
  • Pedestrian Traffic – If a crosswalk is marked, the pedestrian will always have the right of way over vehicles. If there is not a marked crosswalk, vehicles shall have the right of way, with due caution to pedestrians.
  • Bicycle Traffic – Cyclists are granted the rights of pedestrians only if they dismount and walk their bicycle at an intersection.

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