PHOTOS: New Traffic Signal at Pacific Ave. and 8th. Street

Long Beach Vice Mayor Robert Garcia prepares to unveil a new traffic signal during a ceremony to turn on the light at the intersection of Pacific Avenue & 9th Street. “This new traffic signal will make it safer and easier for our residents to cross Pacific Avenue and access the new dog park, schools, businesses, and transit services,” said Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, who represents the First Council District. The new traffic signal includes enhanced street lighting, pedestrian countdown indications, and a southbound to eastbound left-turn arrow to facilitate left-turns by transit vehicles. The project was funded by the Gas Tax with total project costs estimated at $175,000.

Long Beach Vice Mayor Robert Garcia dons a harness for a ceremony to turn on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Pacific Avenue & 9th Street. “This new traffic signal will make it safer and easier for our residents to cross Pacific Avenue and access the new dog park, schools, businesses, and transit services,” said Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, who represents the First Council District. The new traffic signal includes enhanced street lighting, pedestrian countdown indications, and a southbound to eastbound left-turn arrow to facilitate left-turns by transit vehicles. The project was funded by the Gas Tax with total project costs estimated at $175,000.