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New cross walk for Georgia Southern students on South Main St.

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

Something new for drivers to watch for in Statesboro starting Tuesday.

A cross walk on South Main or U.S Hwy 301. It will help hundreds of Georgia Southern University students get to campus from their off-campus apartments.

Pedestrians can push the button to get a stop signal for motorists. City engineers say drivers must keep a watch for light changes.

“Between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., you probably see fifty pedestrians an hour coming crossing right here,” said City Engineer Brad Deal.

Deal said they turned on the light Tuesday to get drivers used to it before Georgia Southern students return for classes next Monday.

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