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WATAUGA – North Carolina Department of Transportation officials will install all-way stops at two locations in Watauga County to improve vehicle and pedestrian safety.

Crews are scheduled to convert the eastern intersection of Bamboo Road and Deerfield Road into an all-way stop Tuesday, Sept. 28.

Crews also scheduled to convert the intersection of Bamboo Road and Milton Brown Heir Road into an all-way stop on Oct. 5, pending weather. Drivers on Milton Brown Heir Road, and drivers in both directions of Bamboo Road, must make complete stops and yield to pedestrians.

During construction, drivers should slow down, obey flaggers and proceed with caution during its reconfiguration.

An NCDOT examination of crashes and traffic volumes at these intersections warrant the safety conversions. Switching intersections into all-way stops has been shown to reduce fatalities and injuries by 77 percent.

NCDOT created an all-way-stop webpage which provides additional information on this type of intersection.

For real-time travel information, visit DriveNC.gov or follow NCDOT on social media.

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