UPDATE: Traffic light at Court and Park to become four-way stop

Published: Dec. 21, 2017 at 7:17 PM CST
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Updated March 23, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Three months after the traffic signal at Court Street and Park Avenue in downtown Rockford comes down, city officials decide it's staying down for good.

The signal came down in December just temporarily at first for a traffic study. The city of Rockford reports there haven't been any accidents at that intersection. It will now turn into a four-way stop.


Posted December 21, 2017, 7:17 p.m.

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The city of Rockford shuts down traffic lights at the intersection of West State and North Court streets in front of the city's Public Safety Building.

The intersection will instead be controlled by stop signs to determine if the lights can be removed permanently. The lights will be off for 60 days to complete the study.

The city says anyone driving in the area should use extra caution while the lights are off.