Road Diet Alert Wilkesboro, NC: New traffic calming effort part of safety program

A new traffic pattern will be used on part of Sixth Street in downtown North Wilkesboro for about two week starting this week to help town officials gauge the effectiveness of traffic calming measures on motorists, said Town Manager Wilson Hooper.

Hooper said the width of travels lanes on the portion of Sixth Street between F and G streets will be reduced from 13 to 10 feet using traffic barrels.