Macomb County Road Commission traffic engineer says, "no", but it's hard to tell for certain.
Hate it or love it, smart traffic lights in Shelby Township are here to stay. As you drive down the same roads you’ve been traveling for years, you may not have noticed the quiet revolution in driving technology. Since 2006, Macomb County has been integrating smart traffic signal technology into most every light in the county. Smart traffic signals utilize software and wireless communications to read real-time traffic situations, and can ease the flow of traffic by reducing the amount of time cars spend idling. All of the data is sent back to a server at the county’s Traffic Operations Center in Mount Clemens. During the day, a team monitors surveillance videos and the data, and can adjust timing of the lights if the intersection is …
The owner of the Corner Clock Restaurant on 23 Mile and Hayes Road holds back tears as he recounts the horrifying moments after a crash Tuesday that killed a 3-year-old girl and a woman suspected of drunken driving.
A woman and a 3-year-old girl died following an automobile accident Monday night. Moments after patrons at the Corner Clock Restaurant on 23 Mile and Hayes roads in Shelby Township witnessed an Oldsmobile driven by a Sterling Heights woman crash into a minivan at the intersection around 8:45 p.m., Dan Goad, the owner of the restaurant, sprang into action. Goad, a Shelby Township resident, couldn't hold back tears as he recounted the horrifying scene. "The van was full of a family. ... The mom was trapped in the front and the kids in the backseat were hurt bad," he said. To hear the full interview, watch the video in the media player above. To get the latest news delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Shelby-Utica Patch newsletter.