MAPLEWOOD, NJ — All 10 traffic signals on Springfield Avenue have been reprogrammed and retimed. 

The Township engaged Dynamic Traffic LLC to perform a traffic analysis on the functions of the traffic signals on Springfield Avenue, “To assess the effectiveness of the traffic flow  on Springfield Avenue with the goal to make it more fluid,” said Mayor Frank McGehee.

Dynamic Traffic found multiple improvements that could be instituted; the Township funded these improvements in a collaborative effort with Essex County and implemented the improvements in November.  

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The results has been more efficient travel time, less vehicle congestion, and fewer vehicles utilizing the side streets to avoid the main corridor.

Motorists should now expect a much more efficient and enjoyable driving experience on Springfield Avenue, said a Maplewood Township email to residents. 

So far, it seems to have worked. “Since the retiming and re-programming, I’ve only received unsolicited positive feedback,” McGehee told TAPinto SOMA. 

 

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