Catawba seeks green light for traffic signal

State senators and local officials are lobbying the state Department of Transportation to install a stoplight at what they say is one of the area’s most dangerous intersections.

The intersection of U.S. 70 and N.C. 10 in Catawba has seen its share of deadly wrecks in the past 10 years. The four-way crossing is a connection point between two major highways in Catawba County and is dictated by flashing lights, not traffic signals or stoplights.

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