The Texas Department of Transportation is installing yellow flashing beacons along Hwy. 146 frontage roads at the intersection of Hwy. 146 and Repsdorph Road/East Meyer Avenue, according to a Sept. 26 news release from the city of Seabrook.

TxDOT officials expect the project to be complete by Sept. 29, according to the release. Seabrook and TxDOT officials could not be reached for additional comments as of Sept. 29.

The details

The primary reasons for addressing safety concerns at the intersection of Hwy. 146, according to the release, include:
  • High number of collisions
  • Drivers disregarding traffic signals
  • Visibility issues
  • Speed regulation issues
  • General awareness issues
Permanent traffic lights will become operational on the intersection as well, per the release.

Looking back

Additional efforts from the city and TxDOT that were implemented earlier this year, according to the release, include:
  • Rumble strips to slow down drivers approaching the intersection
  • Digital message boards along the intersection
  • Expediting the installation of traffic-control mast arms and lights
  • A speed display sign for approaching motorists
  • Repainting the stop bars for easier viewing of frontage road traffic