Southside Traffic Light Wait


September 27, 2023


Photo - One of Monroe's most dangerous intersections. Residents plead for traffic light, will local and state leaders help?

People who frequently drive on the southside of Monroe no doubt will utilize the Texas Ave. artery, especially when traveling east-to-west. I-20 is easily accessible when traveling on Texas Ave., as it also leads to many neighborhoods on the southside. Several major streets intersect with Texas Ave., such as South 2nd St., Jackson Ave., and North 18th St. Another street on the southside that is widely used and intersects with Texas Ave. is South 8th St., which has been the scene of numerous accidents. Some incidents have been fatal, causing residents to plead with city and state officials f...

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