The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has activated a new traffic signal at the intersection of KY 144/East 4th Street and KY 2830 (Old US 60) in Owensboro. The traffic signal went into full operation just after 10 a.m., today. This new traffic signal at the east edge of Owensboro has been in flashing mode for the last week to allow the public to become familiar with the signal location. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has now placed the signal in full green-yellow-red operation. This intersection is at KY 144 mile point 1.934 and KY 2830 mile point 0.0. This is along KY 144 just west of the US 60 Exit 21 Owensboro Interchange. Motorists should be alert for changes in traffic flow activation of the new signal will bring to this intersection at the east edge of Owensboro. A new turn lane has also opened at the intersection. Approximately 8,000 vehicles travel through this intersection in an average day.