With recent discussion of roundabouts in Mt. Washington, people question whether they’re necessary. Roundabouts are a circular intersection that is designed to promote efficient traffic flow. There are many pros and cons surrounding the topic of roundabouts. Overall, the pros compensate for the cons.
Benefits of roundabouts
- Quicker traffic flow
- Reduces pollution
- Fewer conflict points
- Reduces frequency and severity of crashes
Vehicular Conflicts at Intersections Flyer
Please see the preliminary rendering of the roundabout to be constructed at Landis Lane and North Bardstown Road.