As long as it's programmed to remain red. Those times are determined by the agency tasked with traffic management, and they'll decide that based on the width of the road being crossed, anticipated traffic patterns, etc.
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What is the purpose of the duration of the four (4) way red before the green light?
Okay, you're talking about the delay when the light turns red for one direction and then turns green for another direction. My guess would be that it would be to ensure that the intersection is clear before another direction of travel is given the green. ...