News Update

July 24 2012

Lompoc roundabout remains controversial

Three years ago, Caltrans presented plans at a meeting in Lompoc for a roundabout, or traffic circle, on Highway 246 at the intersection with La Purisima Road just east of Lompoc. The idea was to slow traffic and eliminate deadly high-speed, broadside collisions. Full Story

July 24 2012

Crash-prone roundabout in Raleigh will close Friday night for safety fix

Workers will use plastic and paint Friday night to simplify the eccentric roundabout at the N.C. State University Bell Tower, reducing it from two lanes to one. Full Story

July 24 2012

Blue Earth County approves two-lane roundabout

The Blue Earth County Board gave its approval Tuesday to a two-lane roundabout at Madison Avenue and Highway 22 after tabling the issue in April. Full Story

July 23 2012

Fredericton turns to roundabouts for intersections

Fredericton drivers should start getting used to navigating around roundabouts because the city is planning to add more traffic circles in the coming years, according to a traffic engineer. Full Story

June 21 2012

Roundabout next step in Webb City development

Work will soon begin on a new roundabout on a busy main thoroughfare in Webb City, Missouri. Full Story

June 21 2012

Work continues on roundabouts near Roberts

Work is continuing on various intersections near Roberts as roundabouts are installed. Full Story

June 20 2012

Another roundabout on Woodbury streets? City officials make case

Woodbury City Council members said they were surprised to see Washington County’s Radio Drive plans without a roundabout. Full Story

June 19 2012

City to spend $338,000 on roundabout at intersection of 18th Avenue and Garrard Street

Columbus Council voted Tuesday to spend $338,000 to build a peanut-shaped roundabout at the intersection of 18th Avenue and Garrard Street at the northwest corner of Lakebottom Park. Full Story

June 11 2012

Kent Fire Chief James Williams changes mind, now supports plan for roundabouts

Kent’s fire chief has agreed to support a plan to build two roundabouts on East Summit Street near Kent State University’s campus after previously arguing for traditional intersections instead. Full Story

June 11 2012

Roundabout coming to Athens intersection?

Drivers can weigh in this week on whether they want a roundabout or a traffic signal at a West Athens intersection. Full Story

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roundabouts project updates

This section is dedicated to project updates for roundabouts in planning, design or construction phases.

July 16 2012

Goleta Roundabout Construction Begins

The traffic at the intersection of Calle Real and Los Carneros will soon be going in a circular direction. A roundabout is under construction where stop signs currently control traffic. View Detail

June 19 2012

Roundabout proposed for North King and Hatfield street intersection

City and state officials are eyeing the tough-to-navigate intersection of North King and Hatfield streets for the city's third roundabout. View Detail

June 10 2012

Route 13 roundabout work to begin

Work is expected to begin this week on a pair of roundabouts on State Route 13 in Horseheads, and the $1.8 million project is targeted for completion by the end of November. View Detail

June 5 2012

Galt City Council to consider $845,000 for planned roundabout on Twin Cities Road

The Galt City Council could approve spending $845,000 tonight to move forward with the planned roundabout on Twin Cities Road at Highway 99. View Detail

June 5 2012

Bell Tower roundabout will be scaled back to a single lane

A complicated circle will be made simpler this summer when the crash-prone, double-ring Bell Tower roundabout is trimmed back to a single ring. View Detail

June 5 2012

Proposed Roundabout Meeting on Wednesday

Residents can ask questions about the county project slated for Riverton Road, just across the Moorestown border. View Detail

June 5 2012

Rounding into shape: Roundabout project to be completed by June 23

Cass County commissioners voted Monday to keep the speed limit at 35 mph on the county portion of Chase Road when it opens completely by the end of this month. View Detail

April 21 2012

Construction of roundabout scheduled to begin this summer in Boardman

Mahoning County is set to get its first modern roundabout this summer. It will be at the intersection of Matthews and Sheridan Roads in Boardman. View Detail

April 20 2012

Plymouth Drive's Roundabout Takes Shape

Windsor’s newest roundabout is taking shape on Plymouth Drive. View Detail

April 20 2012

Construction to Begin for a Roundabout Near Barksdale, WI

For the next few months, crews from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be working on the first roundabout this far north in Wisconsin. View Detail

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