Red Light Traffic Camera Improvements Begins Today

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As part of the Red Light Camera Improvement Project, City of Amarillo will have seven new red light traffic camera locations. Red light traffic cameras will begin operating at the new locations at noon on Feb. 18. Enforcement will begin immediately.

The new locations are:

  • Taylor Street and 10th Ave. (Westbound)
  • Interstate 40 and Grand Street (Westbound on North Frontage Road)
  • Buchanan Street and 3rd Ave. (Westbound)
  • Interstate 40 and Grand Street (Southbound on North Frontage Road)
  • Pierce Street and Amarillo Blvd. (Southbound)
  • Bell Street and Plains Blvd. (Northbound)
  • Georgia Street and 26th Ave. (Northbound)

The Red Light Camera Improvement Project includes the removal of red light traffic cameras at the following intersections:

  • Coulter Street and Elmhurst Road (Northbound and Southbound)
  • Pierce Street and 11th Ave. (Southbound)
  • Amarillo Blvd. and Fillmore Street (Westbound)

In addition, red light traffic camera equipment will be updated at five existing locations, bringing the total number of red light traffic camera locations in Amarillo to 12:

  • Ross Street and Interstate 40 (South Frontage Road and Northbound)
  • Coulter Street and Interstate 40 (North Frontage Road and Westbound)
  • Tascosa/Gem Lake Road and Amarillo Blvd. (Northbound)
  • N. Pierce Street and Amarillo Blvd. (Westbound)
  • S. Taylor Street and S.E. 10th Ave. (Southbound)

The red light traffic camera program has been in use in Amarillo since June 2007. The state of Texas receives half of the funds from red light traffic camera violations. According to state law, revenue received by cities from red light traffic camera programs can only be used for traffic safety programs.

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