NY1 For You: Traffic Back To Normal At Woodside Intersection
Thanks to the work of NY1 For You, a problem with a traffic light at an intersection in Woodside was rectified by the city. NY1's Susan Jhun filed the following report.
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A normal traffic cycle for this stretch along 32nd Avenue in Woodside, Queens is a welcome sight for residents.
"It's good now," says resident Anita Nuruddin. "Now I feel comfort."
Comfort, now that a mistimed traffic light is no longer sending mixed signals.
A couple of weeks ago, NY1 told you about a dangerous situation residents say was created after work was done on the 69th Street light, throwing off the timing. Drivers told us they couldn't see when the light was red because it was sandwiched between two green lights and blocked by tree branches.
"The day before yesterday, we had two accidents and one car flipped over," Nuruddin says.
After NY1 called the city, the Parks Department came out and trimmed the trees and the Department of Transportation synced the lights, a relief to residents who are happy to now see drivers come to a complete stop.