Modern Roundabouts

Modern roundabouts made their first appearance on public roads in Northwest Ohio during the summer of 2009. The 1st modern roundabout was constructed at the King Road & Nebraska Avenue Intersection, Springfield Township, and was opened to traffic in August of 2009.

View King-Nebraska Aerial Photograph of completed roundabout.

Another modern roundabout was also constructed at the intersection of Brint Road & Mitchaw Road, Sylvania Township, in 2010.

View Brint-Mitchaw Aerial Photograph of completed roundabout.

Handout Brochure Highlighting the Features of a Lucas County Modern Roundabout:

View "Features of a Modern Roundabout” handout.

View "How to drive through a Single Lane Roundabout" handout.

The Lucas County Engineer’s Office is also in the planning stages and has obtained transportation funding for the construction of several other modern roundabout intersections which include: Brint Road & King Road (w/City of Sylvania), Dorr Street & King Road, Dutch Road & Waterville Monclova (w/Village of Waterville), McCord & Hall & North Mall (w/ODOT and Village of Holland), Finzel Road & State Route 64 (w/Village of Whitehouse).

View Lucas County Roundabout Project Map

View Brint-King R/W Property Plan

View Dutch-Waterville R/W Property Plan

Modern Roundabouts Explained, How they are used and Why they are needed

Roundabout Presentations

Roundabout Videos:

The Wisconsin Experience

Roundabouts - A Safer Choice

Roundabout Discussion - In Touch with Jeff Smith - 13 ABC

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