Light Cast Public Safety
1-678-339-2326 ext 2 sales

Call or Email for updated specifications (PDF)

Changes expected along Eastchester Drive after speeding complaints

Read Later
HIGH POINT, N.C. — The City of High Point is taking action after complaints about speeding on a busy road.

Susan Koger lives on Eastchester Drive near the intersection of Rivermeade Drive.

“These drivers are going anywhere from 55, 65, 75 [mph] or faster,” Koger said. “They are excessive and dangerous. They are aggressive and distracted.”

She started taking her complaints to the city back in January. She asked for things like a traffic light at the intersection, driving enforcement area signs, a radar sign and a greater police presence.

“I’m not seeing any results,” Koger said.

Susan’s husband, Steve Koger, is also concerned about safety. He’s seen more traffic in the area since construction began on the U.S. 311 interchange.

“They come out of the stoplight at the top of the hill and it’s just like a dragstrip from here to Wendover,” Steve Koger said.

On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the city told FOX8 police plan to increase patrols in the area of Eastchester Drive and Rivermeade Drive.

The city’s transportation department plans to put up “Aggressive Driving Enforcement Area” signs, like ones already installed down the road.

They’ve also requested the state do a traffic study at the intersection to see if a traffic light is needed. The study likely won’t take place until the fall so they can account for school traffic.

“The sooner the better,” Susan Koger said.

High Point police tell FOX8 they’ve stopped more than 2,000 drivers for speeding around that area between January and April of this year.

Police also said a stretch of Eastchester Drive will be designated a work zone, which increases fines for violators, and turning patterns will be modified in certain areas.

Google Map for coordinates 36.010341 by -79.984549.

Rivermeade Dr & Eastchester Dr, High Point, NC 27265

Courtesy: ALEKSANDRA BUSH

 
Best Practices, innovations, Services, and Quality.
Your first stop for your public safety equipment requirements.
Let us design and build a solution for you today.
Map
Engineered USA

Lightcast offers : many versions newly designed oem and retail products for forklifts, carts, trucks, automobiles, campus, city, county, neighborhoods,manufacturing facilities and warehouses. We design and offer many versions of radar signs, radar speed signs, radar speed monitors, radar speed displays, radar speed trailers, radar trailers, speed monitors, driver feedback signs, radar monitors, solar speed signs, radar speed display units, mobile dolly radar sign, photo lidar, traffic calming devices, traffic calming signs, VSL Signs (Variable Speed Limit signs), radar speed feedback sign, MUTCD signs, changeable message signs boards, work zones signs variable message signs boards, work zone safety signs, Vehicle Speed Feedback Signs, Radar Speed Limit (R2-1) signs, signs in temporary traffic control zones, electronic speed display signs, vehicle activated sign (VAS). We also offer radar speed cameras, hard to find low speed radar, photo enforcement cameras, speed cameras, radar video, traffic cameras, parking lot deck video speed cameras, breathalyzers, breathalizers, alcohol testers, CMI intoxilyzers, breath testers, video analytics and videomanagement systems for traffic and speed control. Call and ask if we can build it for you.

free hit counters Website Monitoring
Translate »