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What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - It's a part of your commute that might seem like it's slowing you down. But in reality, it's actually speeding things up and keeping you safe.
If you've hit the road on Twin Cities highways, you've likely noticed that traffic volume is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said it's only off by about 5%.
Ever the more reason the mini-stop lights you see along on-ramps, known as ramp meters, are getting heavy use again.
“I'm sure that they help get the flow of traffic a little bit more consistent where it like normally would...
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