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New Traffic Light and Stop Signs Installed on Kent Campus

Posted Jan. 14, 2013
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A new traffic light has been installed to
replace the stop signs previously at the
intersection of Loop Road and Rhodes
Road, near the Kent State Child
Development Center.

Students and employees returning to Kent State University for the spring semester will encounter a couple of new traffic situations as they navigate campus.

A new traffic light has been installed at the intersection of Loop Road and Rhodes Road, near the Kent State Child Development Center. The new signal replaces the stop signs previously at that location.

Dean Tondiglia, associate director of public safety for the Kent State Police Department, says the new device will allow for better traffic control at the busy intersection, which is also close to the new University Edge student housing development on Rhodes Road.

In addition, two stop signs have been installed at the intersection of Loop Road and Jackson Road to assist pedestrian traffic across Loop Road.

“We are always looking for ways to improve public safety on campus, and both of these changes were made with that in mind,” Tondiglia says.

A detailed map of the Kent State campus can be found at www.kent.edu/campuses/maps/map.cfm.