The installation of the Roundabout at West Avenue and West Burlington Avenue was a RISE grant project associated with new Silgan Containers facility. A roundabout was chosen for the improvement at the intersection due to the proven safety benefits of reducing the number of conflict points (especially critical with the additional truck traffic), decreased life-cycle costs (removal of traffic signals with will remove long term maintenance costs), fulfill the solution of extending the existing turn lane, improving the turning geometry for the proposed truck traffic, and uninterrupted traffic flow which will not only aid the trucks to the new development, but in decreased time and fuel consumption for all traffic utilizing this intersection.
- The project estimate was approximately $1.35 million
- Bid awarded to Mike Nelson Concrete Paving Co for $961,614.98
- Design Consultant: French-Reneker-Associates, Inc.