By Carol Britton Meyer
Major safety improvements to the well-traveled Kilby Street/Rte. 3A intersection -- long a hot spot for accidents -- began Sept. 14 and are expected to take up to two months to complete.
This long-anticipated project -- paid for with state funding -- began with catch basin work and will eventually progress to reconstruction of that portion of the roadway to allow for right-in, right-out turns only on both sides of Kilby Street.
The work -- which will include improvements to enhance pedestrian and bicyclist safety -- involves narrowing the intersection and installing traffic islands to restrict traffic to the right-turn only configuration in order to improve vehicular safety along Kilby Street and Rte. 3A.
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