Full Enforcement to Start in Week 2 of Traffic Initiative on Battleground Ave.

6:59 AM, Jan 14, 2014   |    comments
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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Greensboro Police Department (GPD) said during the first week of its traffic safety initiative, it has not issued many citations. The department explained the first week of the campaign has entailed measuring data, erecting enforcement zone signs and preparing for full enforcement of the reckless driving crackdown.

That full enforcement, called "saturated enforcement," begins Wednesday, and officers will constantly be patrolling (in both marked and unmarked police vehicles) the five-mile stretch of Battleground Avenue between Cornwallis Drive and Horse Pen Creek Road.

The campaign will be in effect for another seven weeks and then continue sporadically.

READ: Reckless Driving Crackdown Begins on Battleground Ave.

Drivers also must be aware of another roadway effort underway on Battleground Ave. beginning Wednesday. Construction crews will be doing roadwork on, and subsequently ,the northbound inside lane in the 3300 block of Battleground Avenue. That portion of the road is near the Westridge intersection and Stonebrook Office Center.

WFMY News 2

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