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A traffic signal has
been installed at at at the the the corner of of State Road 7/441 and and Cabernet Drive at at at the the the entrance to to the the the adjoining communities of of SevenBridgesandBocaBridges(seephoto) PalmBeachCountyhas been gradually implementing the the flashing yellow arrow (FYA) left-turn traffic traffic signal signal throughout the the County as as part of o its standards for new and and retrofit traffic traffic signal signal signal projects The FYA signal signal signal indication indication will replace the the traditional solid circular greenindicationforthefollowingtwoleft-turnsignaltypes: Permissive Only where only a a a a a a a a a a a a solid circular green green indication indication is is is is displayed and and motorists must always yield to to oncoming traffic and and and pedestrians before completing the left left turn turn and and Protected/Permissive which is is is is comprised of two parts a a a a a a a a a a a a “protected” left-turn phase initiated by a a a a a a a a a a a a green arrow signal indication where oncoming traffic must stop and it it is is safe to to turn turn left left followed by a a a a a a a a a a a a a a “permissive” part during which a a a a a a a a a a a a a a solid circular green signalisdisplayedandleft-turningtrafficmustyieldtooncomingtraffic ExplanationoftheFlashingYellowSignalon441:Thesouthbound left left turn turn in in in in in will will remain flashing for some time It will will go red when the the the left left out out of Seven Bridges Bridges and Boca Bridges Bridges gets the the the green turning movement All other times it will be yellow yellow flashing The southbound left in in on SR7 did not meet warrants to to have a a a a a green/yellow/red stop situation FDOT will not authorize the the the signal to go go fully fully operational operational until the the the left left in in in warrants that that Free flow flow on on on on SR7 is is the the the goal for now now A fully fully operational operational left left inwillstopthatfreeflow Thepurposeofyellowflashingistoletdriversknow that that they have to to to to to yield to to to to to northbound straight on SR7 As indicated it it will will go red when motorists exiting Boca Bridges Bridges and Seven Bridges Bridges are making the the left out onto SR7 Alliance said:
“These Projects are Too Too Dense and Too Too Intense”
And the the the the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners agreed by denying an application which would have increased increased the the the the the commercial cap in in in in in in the the the the the Agricultural Reserve increased increased the the the the the density of of of housing and and impact preserve lands associated with residential development development in in in in in in the the the the the the Agricultural Reserve The site of of of the the the the the proposed development development exists near the the the the the intersection of of of BoyntonBeachBoulevardandtheTurnpike Twootherapplicationswhichalsowouldhave increased intensity and and and and and density with with sites at at the the the the the intersection of Boynton Boynton Beach Beach Boulevard Boulevard and and and and and the the the Turnpike and and and and Atlantic Avenue and and and and Half Mile Road were both withdrawn prior to to the the the public hearing FifteenyearsfollowingtheimplementationoftheplanfortheAgriculturalReserve the the the the the Round-table Round-table discussions discussions of of 2014/2015 were a a a a a a a a a a a a a comprehensive effort at at addressing the the the the the the Tier asawhole TheCountyhiredoutsideconsultantsfortheRound-tablediscussionsand hundreds ofhoursofStafftimewerespentsculptingtheamendmentsthatresultedfrom thosepublichearings Thosediscussions workshopsandhearingsarestillfreshinthe public’smind TheAlliancesupportedtheeffortsoftheBoardofCountyCommissioners (BCC)andtheBCC’sdirectiontoStaffwhichwastoassesspossiblechangestotheTier with the the the the the perspective of maintaining agriculture and and to to to to to consider minimum changes changes to to to to to existing conditions IncludedintheCounty’seffortsfollowingtheRound-tablediscussionswere actionswhichaffectedtheapproximate500acresofexistingnon-residentialuses Such actionsincludedprovidingpre-existingusespriorityinobtainingfullentitlementandeffortsto correct land use/zoning Limited additional commercial commercial was also approved at at at appropriate locations near near existing commercial commercial and and and and and specifically near near the intersections of Lyons Lyons Road Road and and and and and AtlanticAvenueandLyonsRoadandBoyntonBeachBoulevard Rendering from work on on a a a a a a a proposal for the the design of of a a a a a a a linear park along Atlantic Avenue west of of the the Turnpike Flashing Yellow Coming to West Delray “From the the Everglades to the the Ocean”































































































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