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ALDOT announces changes to JSU highway after student’s death


Alabama Department of Transportation reveals plans to move Brewer and Merrill Hall crosswalks after the death of 22-year-old JSU student, Leah Tarvin. 

JACKSONVILLE The Alabama Department of Transportation has responded to college students’ plea for a safer crossing area on a section of Alabama 21 through the campus, according to authorities.

New primary crossing points will be created at the intersection of Alabama 21 and Skelton Street and the intersection of Alabama 21 and Alabama 204 and new traffic lights will be installed at Skelton Street, according to an ALDOT press release. 

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