The Gainesville District of the Georgia Department of Transportation is conducting a traffic count and making observations at the intersection of U.S. 441 and Hwy. 326 in Commerce.
“They’re looking at it now. They expect to be looking at it over the next week or two, doing some traffic counts, doing some observations and some evaluations to see if there are some steps we can take,” said Brent Cook, assistant district engineer.
Cook did not indicate whether the recent accident that killed a Nicholson woman precipitated the survey, but he did shed some light on how the DOT decides whether a signal device is warranted.
Local residents have clamored for a light at the intersection.