Tag: lighting

Proposition One Aims at Lighting Rio Grande Valley Highways

More than 12,000 accidents have been reported by TxDOT on the highways. The Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization is making sure lighting is not one of them. Part of the Expressway has lighting and some doesn’t, but all this is about to change for drivers as a new project looks to fix and upgrade the lights. Darkness along the Expressways 77, 83 and 281 will soon be illuminated thanks to proposition one, a state wide funding. Armando Sendejo has been a truck driver for more than 20 years and says no lighting makes it accident prone. “I drive in...

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Edinburg Residents say Lacking Street Lights and Speed Limit Signs

Residents in the city of Edinburg are complaining their street has been without street lights for many years. This is how the street looks during the day on the 2500 block of Longoria Lane in Edinburg. It lacks a speed limit sign and according to some residents, the street also lacks lighting. “It’s very dark at night we never have any lights. This division has been here for 39 years and the cars go by real fast. There is a lot of people that go by here we don’t know who they are.” However for this specific case, residents...

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San Carlos Residents Lack Street Lights for 10+ Years

Mission(KFXV) – Fox 2 News brought you a story about the community of ‘Mi Sueno’ where Street lighting was installed for the first time. This thanks to the help of the organization LUPE and fellow residents. One community in San Carlos is hoping the same for their street where residents it is like Street lighting for over a decade. Emma Barrera joins us live from there tonight. I’m with residents who says that the lack of street lighting causes residents to have a lacking sense of security. “(Translated) It’s too dark. There has been several robberies in this area....

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Faysville Residents Complain about promised Street Lighting

Edinburg –  Residents in the community of Faysville are asking city officials to provide public lighting…. Services they say they were promised when they were incorporated into the city.  The problem was acknowledged in a public meeting in Edinburg earlier today. In an effort to distribute a one-million-dollar fund fairly the city held a hearing from several organizations looking to better the services offered in communities. “They make requests for projects for use of this money and we take the input from the community and the community decides how we are going to allocate these funds.  Roughly we have...

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Stewart crash probe focuses on lighting, track

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next was another familiar, but treacherous, move: Wearing a black firesuit and black helmet, the 20-year-old Ward unbuckled himself, climbed out of the winged car into the night and defiantly walked onto the track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. He gestured, making his disgust evident with the driver who triggered the wreck with a bump: three-time...

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