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February 23 2012

City council yields to roundabout

North Bay City Council has it's fingers crossed that it's work 'roundabout' Giroux Street and Trout Lake Road will be accepted with go ahead funds from the Province. Full Story

February 23 2012

Kanata South Roundabout Approved

It's a go for a new roundabout for Kanata South. Full Story

February 23 2012

Roundabout in FL wins ACEC Honor Award

The roundabout at Lake Street-Broadway Avenue was recently recognized for its engineering achievement. Full Story

February 23 2012

Roundabouts near Memorial Stadium win engineering award

The design and engineering firms who created the double roundabouts near Memorial Stadium have won an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska. Full Story

February 23 2012

Roundabout Eyed For Friend St., Route 8 Intersection

A roundabout is being eyed for the intersection of Friend Street and Route 8. Full Story

February 23 2012

Residents speak out against two more proposed roundabouts

The planned bridge over Indiana 49 at East County Road 400N will not be part of a cloverleaf design. Full Story

February 21 2012

Committee Votes Today on New Roundabout in Kanata

A City Committee will be asked to green light Ottawa's newest roundabout in Kanata today. Full Story

February 20 2012

Around we go

Construction of a traffic roundabout is being planned on Robie Street, potentially, for this year. Full Story

February 20 2012

Roundabout engineer explains proposal for city circles

City staff and a roundabout engineer talked to Barstow residents Thursday evening at the City Council chambers about how a roundabout could improve city streets. Full Story

February 20 2012

Work starts on Ascension roundabout

State traffic engineers plan to fine-tune a La. 16 traffic signal’s light cycle near a future roundabout in Ascension Parish to help prevent heavy traffic from backing up into the new interchange, an official said. Full Story

February 17 2012

New Cape roundabout draws largely positive comments at hearing

Cape Girardeau Mayor Harry Rediger had a warning for state transportation officials last week: Expect some "anti-roundabout" sentiments to be shared at Thursday's public hearing on the matter. Full Story

February 17 2012

Roundabouts in the works for Exit 12

Construction could begin next year to redesign Exit 12 of Interstate 93 with a pair of roundabouts and build a new, narrower bridge to carry Route 3A over the interstate in southern Concord near the Bow town line. Full Story

February 15 2012

Roundabout in the plan for crossing at Lakebottom Park

City engineers hope design will ease confusion at 18th Avenue and Garrard Street Full Story

February 15 2012

Green Bay considers roundabout near East High School

RDA approves $18,400 for initial design. Full Story

February 15 2012

Windsor to build $1M traffic roundabout to handle truck traffic on Plymouth Drive

A $1 million traffic roundabout will be built on Windsor’s Plymouth Drive this spring to protect slow moving transport trucks from being hit by habitual speeders. Full Story

February 15 2012

Roundabout added to Worthsville interchange project

Drive off Greenwood’s newest interstate exit when it’s built in a few years and you’ll be thrown into a loop at the first major intersection. Full Story

February 14 2012

State eyes two more roundabouts for dangerous intersections in Northampton

Plans to fix one of the city's busiest and most dangerous intersections at Pleasant and Conz streets with a new roundabout will take an important step forward this week. Full Story

February 14 2012

Work to start in May on Silverdale roundabout

Work on a proposed $1.5 million roundabout for Silverdale is slated to begin in May, according to Kitsap County Public Works senior planner Tina Nelson. Full Story

February 13 2012

Hobart officials hope to sell roundabout design to doubting residents

There is a mindset against roundabouts, Assistant City Engineer Jake Dammarell admits. Full Story

February 13 2012

Plans for Tienken Roundabout, Widening Will Be Detailed at Public Open House

The Feb. 29 meeting will include representatives from the city of Rochester Hills and the Road Commission for Oakland County. Full Story

February 13 2012

Roundabout to get public input meeting

District of Clearwater council and staff met with MLA Terry Lake and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Blair Lekstrom last Monday. Full Story

February 13 2012

Supervisors to weigh Corcoran roundabout

Kings County supervisors on Tuesday will consider approving an agreement with Caltrans to build a traffic circle in Corcoran at the Highway 43/Whitley Avenue intersection. Full Story

February 10 2012

Loopy roundabouts actually work

Madison transportation safety expert David Noyce traces the roundabout's bad rap back to Chevy Chase in the 1985 comedy "European Vacation." Full Story

February 9 2012

Officials approve new roundabout

Final plans were approved this morning for a single-lane roundabout on Maltby Road fronting Scranton Middle School in Green Oak Township. Full Story

February 9 2012

In a roundabout way

Residents of Belleville may find themselves going in circles in the future. Full Story

February 9 2012

Columbus' 10th roundabout coming to Lakebottom

They're all over the world, including Australia and Western Europe, and a new roundabout in the Lakebottom area will make number 10 in our area. Full Story

February 8 2012

Roundabout way: MoDOT planning Cape's third roundabout for Lexington Avenue, Route W

Motorists in Cape Girardeau will have another place to drive in circles next year. Full Story

February 7 2012

On the Docket: A Roundabout for the Intersection of Cliff Drive and Las Positas

Today, the Santa Barbara City Council will discuss and consider a roundabout for the intersection of Cliff Drive and Las Positas. Full Story

February 7 2012

Roundabouts lead American Structurepoint to national spotlight

A knack for designing roundabouts, such as the ones in Valparaiso, helped earn American Structurepoint a feature role on the ION Network's "World's Greatest ...," Full Story

February 6 2012

Roundabouts versus traffic lights: A draw?

We’re told roundabouts are safer but are they really? Full Story

February 6 2012

New Highway 32 plan calls for roundabout

Engineers at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation have spent about the last eight years trying to find the best fix for safety and congestion problems on a portion of Highway 32 in Caledonia. Full Story

February 6 2012

Meeting for roundabout project set Feb. 13

State highway officials plan an open house meeting from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, in Port Vincent on a proposed traffic roundabout at the intersection of La. 42 and La. 431, officials said. Full Story

February 4 2012

Open house Tuesday for proposed roundabout in Spalding

The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public informational open house meeting to discuss a proposal to construct a roundabout at the existing four-way intersection of State Route 16 and Old State Route 85 Connector/Hollonville Road. Full Story

February 2 2012

Funding for Cotati roundabout plan in doubt

The elimination of redevelopment agencies has put in doubt Cotati’s ambitious — and controversial — plan to revive its downtown, even as the city remains on the hook for more than $500,000 for design and planning work on the project. Full Story

February 1 2012

Roswell's Grimes Bridge roundabout wins engineering award

The engineering company Roswell chose to build the city's first roundabout in the city has been lauded by the engineering profession for its work. Full Story

February 1 2012

Roundabouts a threat to the blind, council told

Blind pedestrians feel unsafe at roundabouts and gave politicians an earful Tuesday. Full Story

February 1 2012

City poised to settle East Tampa roundabout debate

In a close vote, city leaders last month gave initial approval to buy a house standing in the way of a proposed roundabout along 22nd Street. Full Story

February 1 2012

Roundabout proving to be a success

It might be a little early to declare total victory, but advocates for a roundabout at the corner of College Street and 11th Avenue must be feeling a little vindicated. Full Story

February 1 2012

Roundabouts draw little comment at MoDOT forum on future construction

MoDOT officials were able to mostly circumvent discussion about proposed roundabouts in Kearney. Full Story

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