County Executive Bello Urges Precaution When Traveling Through Intersections With Traffic Signal Outages

June 21st, 2021

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Monroe County Executive Adam Bello is asking residents to take extra precaution when traveling after a series of severe storms impacted parts of Monroe County throughout the day, resulting in power and traffic signal outages. Approximately 18,000 Monroe County residents are currently without power. Rochester Gas and Electric, National Grid and Fairport Electric are working to restore outages.

Residents should treat all dark traffic signals and intersections as all-way stops and ensure traffic is clear before proceeding. The Monroe County Department of Transportation and Monroe County Office of Emergency Management are working with the New York State Department of Transportation, local law enforcement and emergency response agencies, RG&E, National Grid and Fairport Electric to coordinate restoration to effected areas.

“All residents should avoid unnecessary travel through portions of Monroe County that have been impacted by the severe storms that touched down earlier today. Local residents should continue to monitor local television and news outlets for updated information,” said County Executive Bello. “We will continue to work with local government partners, emergency response agencies, local law enforcement and our utility providers to updates as they are available and ensure resident and motorist safety.”

Current intersections impacted by traffic signal outages, as of June 21, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.:

Town of Perinton

NYS Route 96 at Marsh Road

NYS Route 96 at Kreag Road

NYS Route 96 at I-490 (Bushnell’s Basin exit)

NYS Route 96 at Garnsey Road

NYS Route 31 at Kreag Road

NYS Route 31 at NYS Route 250

NYS Route 31 at Turk Hill Road

NYS Route 250 at Ayrault Road

Town of Henrietta

Calkins Road at Pinnacle Road

NYS Route 253 (Lehigh Station Road) at Pinnacle Road

NYS Route 253 (Erie Station Road) at East River Road

Residents and motorists can report dark traffic signals to the Regional Traffic Operations Center at (585) 753-7780.