As you can see in the video, you not only have to worry about oncoming traffic when making a left on Southwestern Boulevard here, but have you to check your rear view mirror as well. That's about to change.

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The Buffalo News recently reported that these changes will occur on this heavily traveled road in the South towns:

The state Department of Transportation will build a continuous two-way center turn lane on the road between Lakeview and Amsdell roads.

There also will be rumble strips – also known as shoulder audible roadway delineators, or SHARDs – installed to provide drivers with a physical vibration and an audible warning that their vehicles are leaving the driving lane.

Deer warning signs will be erected between Pleasant Avenue and Amsdell Road.

I plan on attending the public meetings soon and to voice my support of the project. There have been several fatal accidents along that strip of road, and I hope this will solve that problem. I think turning lanes from Hamburg all the way down to Derby is a good idea.