Traffic delays expected downtown this weekend

Traffic will be delayed on 40th Avenue and 19th Street until the end of February. (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer drivers will be delayed in the downtown area of the city over the weekend.

The delays, at the intersection of 49 Avenue and 51 street will be due to traffic signal infrastructure installation.

The lights at the intersection will be off for a portion of this work. Flag-persons will be on-site to safely direct traffic during most of the work. If no flag-person is present, drivers are to treat the intersection as a three-way stop while the traffic signals are not functioning.

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