Busy 280/431 intersection getting signal

The Lee County Commission is expected to vote to approve an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportatin to locate a traffic light at the intersection of U.S. 280/431 and Lee County 379.

The intersection, located in Smiths Station and easily identified by the trade market located at its northwest corner, is one of the busiest in the area and the site of numerous accidents with fatalities.

Highway 379 is a popular route the backwaters of Chattahoochee River. There is no current word on how soon the traffic light could be installed.