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Bristol Police: Drivers Have Failed to Notice Rt. 6 Construction Traffic Pattern Changes

Rt. 6, at Farmington Ave and Stafford Ave. Bristol

BRISTOL — Recent construction on Farmington Avenue has resulted in a change to the traffic pattern for northbound traffic on Stafford Avenue at its intersection with Farmington Avenue.

The left turn lane by Lee Po’s has been removed for the construction. 

The road has been remarked to show only the single travel lane.  

The left turn arrow for the traffic signal has been covered and the roadway signs have been covered. All indications of a left turn lane have been removed.  

“Motorists have failed to notice all the changes, instead they are illegally passing the stopped cars anticipating a left turn lane at the intersection.  Once there, they find themselves blocking the southbound travel lane and risking a head on collision.”   

Drivers should use caution when traveling in and around road construction areas and to be diligent to roadway signs and markings as traffic patterns will change as the construction progresses.  

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