Solid Red Arrow - Drivers turning left must stop and wait.
Solid Yellow Arrow - Drivers are warned that the left turn signal is about to go to red and they should be prepared to stop or prepare to complete their left turn in they are within the intersection.
Flashing Yellow Arrow - Turns are permitted, but you must first yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians and then proceed with caution. Remember: oncoming traffic still has a green light!
Steady Green Arrow - It's safe to turn left. Oncoming traffic must stop.
A new kind of yellow arrow turn signal is being installed Oct. 1 at Walnut Avenue and Thornton Avenue. Here's what you need to know about the system.
A national study demonstrated drivers had fewer crashes with the flashing yellow left-turn arrow than with the traditional yielding left-turn indication.
Drivers have more opportunities to make a left turn with the flashing yellow left-turn arrow that with the traditional yielding left-turn indication. which keeps them moving.
The new display provided traffic engineers with more options to handle variable traffic volumes.
Press Release CodeRED and CodeRED Weather Warning Clients
Dalton, Georgia - January 2012- Whitfield County has recently partnered with Emergency Communications Network, providers of the CodeRED high-speed notification solution and the CodeRED Weather Warning service.
The CodeRED system provides Whitfield County officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire county. If you wish to ensure that you are included in the database, simply log onto the Whitfield County website, and follow the link to the "CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment" page. It is recommended that all businesses register, as well as all individuals who have unlisted phone numbers, who have changed their phone number or address within the past year, and those who use a cellular phone or VoIP phone as their primary number. Those without Internet access may call Whitfield County 911 at (706-370-4911) to supply their information over the phone.
CodeRED Weather Warning is an opt-in only weather warning product that taps into the National Weather Service’s Storm Based Warnings. CodeRED Weather Warning automatically alerts affected citizens in the path of severe weather just moments after a warning has been issued.
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DEMOLITION OF STRUCTURES LOCATED AT 101 SOUTH HAMILTON STREET SCHEDULED TO BEGIN MONDAY
On Monday, March 3, the City of Dalton Public Works Department will begin the demolition and haul off of the structures located at 101 S. Hamilton Street (formerly known as the Lee Printing Buildings). This project is scheduled to take Public Works crews approximately two to three weeks to complete assuming there are no inclement weather related delays.
While the demolition project is underway, there will be impacts to parking and limited access near the demolition site. Parking spaces and the sidewalk adjacent to the demolition site along the east side of S. Hamilton Street will be temporarily closed while the project is ongoing. The surface street on the north side of the site, which is used to access the parking area underneath the City parking deck will also be closed during the project, but the parking deck will remain open and motorists are encouraged to use the deck while the project is commencing. To gain access to the parking area underneath the City parking deck, motorists will need to enter from the King Street entrance. These temporary parking and access closures are necessary so that this project can be completed in the safest manner for the traveling public and Public Works crews.
The City of Dalton Public Works Department will be closed to observe MLK Holiday on Monday, January 20, 2014. There will be no garbage or recycling pickup on Monday.
Monday’s garbage and recycling will be picked up on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday’s garbage and recycling will be picked up on regular schedule.