Permanent change for left hand turn lane of Dell Range and Converse

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - The City of Cheyenne will begin on Monday, Dec. 14, a permanent traffic signal change for left hand turn lanes of Dell Range Blvd. and Converse Ave. Motorists traveling eastbound and westbound will only be able to turn left on a designated green arrow, there will be no flashing yellow turn signal between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. "This change is specifically intended to address safety at the intersection,” said Nathan Beauheim, Assistant City Engineer. “We have seen an increase in crashes during the busiest evening hours, with motorists trying to find a gap in oncoming traffic to turn left.” Over a ten year span, there have been 36 left turn crashes at the intersection during these hours, and 61 reported crashes throughout the remainder of the day over the same span. #shortgo #news