Because there aren’t enough people making that turn to warrant a separate signal.
Wilmington spokeswoman Malissa Talbert explained that at the time of the last analysis there were not enough vehicles turning from northbound Carolina Beach Road to eastbound Independence Boulevard to warrant a dedicated left-turn arrow.
Pointing out that this survey was made prior to the Independence Boulevard widening project, Talbert said that effort increased the intersection’s capacity, speeding the flow of vehicles in all directions and reducing time spent waiting.
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Date posted: November 22, 2011
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