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Moran: Will the red-light cameras at Grand Avenue and Hunt Club Road join the list of extinct species?

If you are among the untold millions who feel a cold chill of dread as you approach a red-light camera intersection on a stale green light with an SUV bearing down your tail, try to breathe into a paper bag as we work through the logistics of a rather significant local development on that whole anxious deal. As detailed in this space this month, long-planned work is scheduled to start this spring on overhauling the intersection of Grand Avenue and Hunt Club Road, the Gurnee crossroads that has been ranked among the Chicago area’s most accident-prone.

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Company that took over red-light camera program after scandal gets new contract

“A newly-renamed company, Conduent State & Local Solutions, has been awarded another five-year contract - this time for $6.1 million - to upgrade data analytics and provide “mobile device software solutions” used to issue parking tickets and other violations.” Read the full article at Chicago Sun-Times.

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