Concord opens state of the art traffic center to help ease driving headaches

Concord opens state of the art traffic center to help ease driving headaches

CONCORD, N.C. — Some of the busiest intersections in our area could soon run a little smoother.

A state of the art traffic center just opened in Concord, and North Carolina is the only state that that has one like it.

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The system tracks 200 live cameras, 140 traffic signals and 22 school zones all connected by 100 miles of fiber cable.

Traffic technicians said the new system is badly needed in the rapidly growing city and it's going to help drivers get around more safely.

Watch the video above as Channel 9's Blaine Tolison breaks down how the new facility could help ease driving headaches.