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Stop sign to be installed at troubled Tampa intersection

Stop sign coming to N Highland Avenue and W Violet Street
Posted at 1:53 PM, Mar 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-05 13:53:54-05

Changes are coming to a Tampa road after cars have hit signs, ruined medians and crashed into homes.

Neighbors have told us their complaints about the Highland Avenue and West Violet Street intersection many times.

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In December, we told you about some major changes to that intersection. The State and City of Tampa added signal heads, reflective pavement markings and flex posts.

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Those changes didn't help. In fact, we saw pictures of a car that crashed into those signs just weeks later.

The City of Tampa will now be installing a stop sign, hoping to help the issues. The change is a result of a recent study.

We'll let you know when the new sign is installed.