Posts tagged with "roundabout"

Challenges for Avondale road diet, roundabout

Posted by March 21, 2015

By Dena Mellick, contributor The planner working on the Avondale Estates road diet and roundabout plan presented the latest research for U.S. Route 278 Thursday evening at Avondale’s City Hall. Joel Mann, an associate project planner with Nelson/Nygaard Consulting, discussed the feasibility study and the results of December’s “Build-an-Intersection” day. Mann said his team and […]

Route 278 road diet meeting in Avondale Estates

Posted by March 19, 2015

A planning meeting to look at a road diet for U.S. Route 278 is happening Thursday evening at 6:30 at Avondale Estates’ city hall. The city said it has been refining a U.S. Route 278 redesign plan since it held Build-An-Intersection Day on December 6, 2014. The city described the plan as aiming “to protect […]

Has Avondale’s roundabout hit a dead end?

Posted by December 6, 2014

By Jill Nolin, contributor Learning to yield to the traffic in the circle might be the least of Avondale Estates’ worries when it comes to a proposed roundabout at the intersection of U.S. Highway 278 and Clarendon Avenue. Nelson\Nygaard, the firm conducting a feasibility study on the possible designs for Highway 278, presented several options […]

Avondale holding road diet, roundabout demo

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 25, 2014

Grab some chalk. Avondale Estates plans to mark up, block off and redirect roads around the intersection of U.S. 278 and Clarendon Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 am to 4 pm. It’s a demonstration that would give residents a glimpse into what life would be like if the U.S. 278 had a roundabout or […]

Avondale planning mock roundabout demonstration

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 19, 2014

Avondale Estates is considering several ways to calm traffic on U.S. 278, the city’s main thoroughfare, including a road diet and installing roundabouts. During Wednesday’s work session for City Commissioners, City Planner Keri Stevens said that residents will be able to get a feel for how a roundabout would work on the congested road. Stevens […]

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