Logansport Pharos-Tribune 5 6 1925 pg 2
PAGE MCT SITES FOR NEW CITY TRAFFIC SIGNS Board of Works to Advertise For Bids And Install Signals Immediately. Immediate procedure towards * the purchase of the automatic traffic signals SOT Logansport v,-ill be instituted, It was announced today today by members of- the board public works. Bids lor the devices will be advertised and the contract awarded on the lowest estimate submitted in accordance wth the ulans and spe cifications drawn by the board- The contract price will also include the cost ol installation- installation- The The street intersections where the limited traffic regulators will be placed under the direction of t h e street department have been decided upon. The initial purchase purchase is expected to include eight signals and sites -where the de- vicea will be Installed for opera- lion follow: Third and Market street; Third and Broadway; Fourth and. Market street; Fourth and Broadway; !| Fifth and Broadway; Sixth and Broadway; Sixth and North streets; and North Third street and Linden avenue. . Uniform Attained. Under the plans for their operation operation it is proposed to regulate the signals to function synchrou- ously, thus placing traffic in fhe business section of Logansport upon a uniform basis. One member of- the board today in speaking .regarding the purchase purchase of the signals declared that in his opinion fourteen of the devices devices were needed in Logansport, but sufficient funds are not avail- at this time to make the additional acquisition. The fact that a year ago the! board of-works made a careful i n vestigation of the various auto-1 ] oss .. - . . Â· iuoo of sixty-three in matlc signals on the market by visti to the road show at Chicago outside hÂ»g fecilitated the actiffon now ' ten within being taken by the board in con- trading for the first eight auto-1 to bo in- j j ent matic traffic signals stalled in Logansport.