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Date Posted: 11/13/2014 Post #
Technical issue with traffic
lights causes traffic jam in Gulfport
The day began cold, breezy and wet. For Gulfport
police officers, the misery level increased as a power outage downtown made it
necessary for officers to direct traffic as the busy intersection of 25th Ave.
and U. S. 90, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
GULFPORT -- An unknown technical
problem caused traffic lights to go out at U.S. 90 and U.S.
49 early Thursday morning.
Officials with the Gulfport Police
Department said the problem occurred in the middle of a
shift change, which extended the time it took to deal with
Officers were on the scene
directing traffic until the problem could be solved. The
issue was resolved around 6:30 a.m. and is now operating