LI county red-light camera expansion delayed

LI county red-light camera expansion delayed

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - The full expansion of Suffolk County's red-light camera program has been delayed.

The Long Island county received state approval in early 2012 to increase the number of intersections with red-light cameras from 50 to 100.

Newsday reports that administration officials this week said the first new cameras won't be in use until October and the rest not until early 2014. Officials say negotiations with the firm that supplies and installs the cameras took longer than expected.

The company, Xerox, declined to comment.

 

Information from: Newsday, http://www.newsday.com

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