This project will convert a T- intersection to a roundabout at the corner of Memorial Avenue and Highway 19A. Reconstruction of this intersection will increase public safety, calm traffic, improve services levels and reduce idling.
Transport Canada recommends converting signalized intersections to roundabouts wherever appropriate. Their findings, as well as many others, have concluded that countries showing less intersection collisions have implemented roundabouts. Statistics reveal the following picture:
The roundabout culminates the Memorial Avenue corridor upgrades which have received approximately $2M to date. Funding was not available for this particular part of the Memorial project, however, due to recent funding opportunities focused on COVID-19 recovery, rather than road infrastructure projects.
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