Angelina County's Bald Hill intersection getting a traffic light

Angelina County's Bald Hill intersection getting a traffic light
Source: KTRE Staff
Source: KTRE Staff

Changes are on the way for drivers traveling on U.S. Highway 69 and FM 326 in Angelina County.

Crews are working to install a new traffic light at the intersection at the Bald Hill neighborhood.

After reports of numerous wrecks, the Texas Department of Transportation started making plans early this year to make the area safer.

The light is a result of a traffic study last year by TxDOT to investigate the reason behind a large number of wrecks at the intersection.

Flashing warning lights and stop signs have been added a few years ago, but, at least two major accidents were reported at this intersection in 2017.

TxDOT said the project costs around $175,000.

The new light is expected to be fully operational in the first week of September, weather permitting.

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