Idaho Falls hosting traffic removal study open house tonight

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The following is a news release from the city of Idaho Falls.

IDAHO FALLS — The City of Idaho Falls’ Engineering Division is inviting all residents to attend a Traffic Signal Removal Study Open House on Tuesday, June 28.

The open house will be held at the City Council Chambers, 680 Park Ave., from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Short informational presentations will be held at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. during the open house.

The City of Idaho Falls and the Idaho Department of Transportation conducted a traffic signal removal study at various locations during the month of May. The study was designed to look at those locations to determine how to improve the flow of traffic, but still maintain safety.

In conjunction with the study, the Engineering Division is now seeking public input on the potential removal of various traffic signal within Idaho Falls.

The open house will give residents the opportunity to review and evaluate the details of the study, ask questions and get a better understanding of the decision-making process regarding the removal of existing traffic signals.

Residents will also be able to view display boards with various facts about each signal location.

Written comment forms will be available at the open house. Written comments can also be emailed to ifeng@idahofallsidaho.gov, mailed or dropped off in-person at the City of Idaho Falls Public Works Office at 380 Constitution Avenue (City Annex). The deadline for all comment submission is July 8.

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