Broad, Chestnut and Court Street Roundabout Project

The Broad/Chestnut/Court Streets Improvement Project included improvements to portions of three downtown streets:

  • E. Broad Street from Pitkin Street to Chestnut Street
  • Court Street from Broad Street to Chestnut Street
  • Chestnut Street from Broad Street to Pitkin Street  

Click on the picture above to view a slideshow of progress photos of the project.  The photos were taken from the upper floors of the HSBC Building located adjacent to the project.

Project Scope

The project included the rehabilitation or reconstruction of pavement and the installation of a roundabout at the Court Street/Broad Street/Broadway/Manhattan Square Drive intersection.

The project will also included the installation of new:

  • Curbs
  • Catch Basins
  • Driveway Aprons
  • Sidewalks
  • Lighting
  • Traffic Signals
  • Watermains
  • Trees

Broad Street has been converted to two way traffic within the project limits to improve the flow of traffic downtown. It is expected that during the construction of infrastructure for the Midtown project the conversion of Broad Street to two way traffic will be extended to the west.

Project Schedule

Public information meetings were held on March 16, 2010 and September 30 2010.  Construction began in June 2011 and was substantially completed in December 2012, with finishing touches continuing into the spring of 2013.

Project Team

The project was designed by Clark Patterson Lee and Dewberry Goodkind, with the project management by the City of Rochester and construction by C.P. Ward.


If you need more information about the construction phase of the Broad/Chestnut/Court project, please contact the City's project engineer, Mr. Jim DiNardo, at (585) 428-8253.