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City of Rochester

Plymouth Avenue Roundabout

 

Project Limits: Barton Street to Ford Street  
Cost: Fall 2005
Date Completed:

$5.14 million (including funding from  Monroe County) 

Designed By: FRA 
Completed By: DiFiore Construction 
Project Description: High accident rates and congestion led to the design and construction of the first roundabout on a public road in Monroe County.  The roundabout slows traffic and increases safety for both pedestrians and motorists. Simple signage at the site eliminated the need for a traffic signal. According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, modern roundabouts reduce the number of fatal accidents occurring at intersections by 90%.  
  

The roundabout eases traffic and reduces accidents in the area

 

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