Posts Tagged ‘Roundabout’

Major Road Work Projects In Wenatchee This Summer Start This Month

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about major road work in the city starting this month, from the WSDOT’s full repave of Mission St. and North Wenatchee Ave., to a roundabout at Springwater and Western Avenues, McKittrick St., Red Apple Road and more.

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City of Wenatchee Street Crew Unveils Busy 2018 Road Work Plan

Matt Leonard, Public Works Director for the City of Wenatchee, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about the street team’s 2018 work plan – from roundabouts, to McKittrick St., to Mission St. Leonard also talks about difficulties and costs with installing traffic calming devices on Skyline Drive. He said the city continues…

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Highway 150 No-See-Um Rd. Roundabout Gets Official Ribbon Cutting

After a lengthy construction process and traffic backups, the new roundabout on Highway 150 at No-See-Um Road near Chelan was formally dedicated Wednesday. The roundabout is one of several Connecting Washington transportation projects completed this year, bringing safety, economic, environmental and mobility improvements to local areas throughout the state. KOHO’s Chelan Correspondent Jay Witherbee was…

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Traffic Now Moving Through SR 150 No See Um Rd. Roundabout

Roundabouts have been popping up across North Central Washington over the last few years – Cashmere’s Cottage Ave., East Wenatchee’s 5th St., Highway 97’s Enterprise Drive. Drivers are adapting to the new roundabout on State Route 150 No See Um Road. KOHO’s Chelan Correspondent Jay Witherbee has an update.

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WSDOT Wrapping Up Major Road Construction Projects

With cooler, wetter weather arriving this week, the Washington State Department of Transportation and its contractors are stepping up their timelines for wrapping up major projects across NCW – SR 150 and No-See-Um Road roundabout, Coles Corner US 2, I-90 Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting, paving and striping on SR 28 Rock Island and more. KOHO…

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More Roundabouts Coming to Wenatchee Valley, City Finalizing N. Wen. Ave. Plans

Matt Leonard, Public Works Director for the City of Wenatchee, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about roundabouts going in across the region, including two on Western Ave. – one at Cherry, another at Springwater, as well as sidewalk and paving projects, and finalizing plans for the North Wenatchee Avenue corridor, including…

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New Roundabout Opens to Traffic in East Wenatchee

Roundabouts may be relatively new to our area but they’ve been in use for decades around the world, sometimes replacing traditional lighted intersection where traffic back-ups often went on for miles. The newest roundabout in East Wenatchee replaces a convoluted interchange that was the scene of many accidents, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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WSDOT to Install Roundabout at 5th St., SR 28 in East Wenatchee

A week ago we talked with Leavenworth Mayor Cheri Farivar about the city postponing a number of road construction projects this summer because local contractors are busy working for the State Department of Transportation. Well one of those projects they’re tied up with is in East Wenatchee. The DOT plans to install a roundabout at…

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AAA Study Says Infrastructure Improvements Would Decrease Traffic Accidents, Deaths

Key roadway improvements have the potential to save 63,700 lives and prevent 353,500 serious injuries over a 20-year period, according to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. With the U.S. ranked nearly last among high-income nations in annual traffic fatalities, which continue to rise, AAA is urging the Trump Administration to make…

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