Virgil Shipley/News Parks, Buildings and Public Lands workers began work Wednesday reconfiguring the entrance to the Municipal Courtroom on the third floor of the Plaza Building to allow the installation of the X-ray machine and magnetometer the court has obtained.


Virgil Shipley/News The lonely traffic cone sitting on an island in the Five Points intersection of North Main Street, Wooster Road and Mansfield Avenue marks the location of the traffic signal pole that was knocked down about 2 a.m. Thursday. Stop signs and flashing lights will control traffic for an undetermined about of time.


MOUNT VERNON — Traffic through the Five Points intersection at North Main Street, Wooster Road and Mansfield Road will have to deal with stop signs and flashing lights for an undetermined amount of time, as the result of a car wreck early Thursday morning.

Street Superintendent Tom Hinkle said a driver heading north on Main Street missed his turn onto Wooster Road and hit the mast arm pole holding a traffic light.

The anchor bolts were broken off, he said, and the base of the pole damaged. He does not know yet if the base of the pole can be replaced and they may have to replace the concrete base the pole was anchored on.


Chuck Martin: 740-397-5333 or and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews




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