Yellow arrow traffic signals to go up in Sand Springs


Story Comments Share

Updated: 1/30 1:20 pm Published: 1/30 1:20 pm


A new type of left turn traffic signal will be seen in Sand Springs in February.

It will be the first use of the flashing left turn yellow arrow in the Tulsa metro area. The new traffic signal will be on SH-97 (Wilson Avenue) at Alexander Blvd.

The flashing yellow arrow is a new method of traffic control for permissive left turns at signalized intersections.

The meaning of the left turn signal indication are as follows:

• Steady RED Arrow means left turn drivers must STOP.

• Steady YELLOW Arrow means left turn drivers must prepare to STOP or complete their turn if within the intersection.

• Flashing YELLOW Arrow means left turn drivers may proceed after yielding to pedestrians and oncoming traffic (permissive left turn).

• Steady GREEN Arrow means left turn drivers have the right of way and oncoming traffic must STOP (protected left turn).


An educational sign will be posted adjacent to the left turn signal head indicating LEFT TURN YIELD ON FLASHING YELLOW ARROW.


Story Comments Share

1 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

Mayor Maynot - 1/30/2014 1:50 PM
0 Votes
Might be nice to have some kind of video for news like this.
FOX23 Weather Center
62°
Feels Like: 62°
High: 74° | Low: 41°
Cloudy
Top Stories
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.