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Cameras catch drivers thwarting detour

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A traffic reminder: The intersection of Central and Secor is right turn only through July 18.

That's in effect while crews work on the next leg of the Secor Road reconstruction project.

Monday was the first day of busy traffic at the intersection, and the new traffic flow is causing some confusion for divers.

It's supposed to be right turn only for every driver at every corner of Central and Secor, but it seems some are having trouble grasping the new concept.

One by one our cameras caught cars rolling straight through the intersection before road work has even begun, some speeding through as they make the illegal left turn.

We caught others determined to stick to their routes by turning around in the middle of the street!

"We need people to be mindful that they should only come through this intersection if they're comfortable only turning right," says Commissioner of Engineering Services Robin Whitney. "Or they should seek an alternate route."

Officials say, if they catch you making illegal u-turns, you will get a ticket.

Again, the Central/Secor part of the reconstruction project goes on through July 18. Officials say the entire project is expected to wrap up in November.

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