(WXYZ) — A dangerous stretch of road in Birmingham is getting some attention from the state, which now has MDOT preparing to install pedestrian signals and a flashing crosswalk sign.
The area in question is at Woodward Ave. between Forest and Brown. Two pedestrians were struck and killed earlier this year.
It's a busy street where cars are regularly seen going close to freeway speeds.
MDOT said the area is a priority and is preparing to install a pedestrian countdown signal on the southbound side of Woodward.
On the northbound sign, they're going to add a signal that will stop traffic, only when a pedestrian is there and hits the button.
MDOT is also finalizing a spot to put a flashing pedestrian crossing warning sign.
Once complete, the plan will be handed over to the Oakland County Road Commission for installation.