Roundabout plan taking shape

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The Colorado Department of Transportation is planning a roundabout for the intersection of Colorado Highway 340 (Broadway) and Redlands Parkway. The roundabout is needed because the intersection has been dangerous, with 28 vehicle crashes reported there in the past five years, according to CDOT.

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Despite a healthy dose of opposition by some residents, construction is imminent for a roundabout at Broadway and Redlands Parkway.
Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation said at a recent meeting with the Grand Junction City Council that a public meeting about the project in mid-April helped engineers fine tune a plan for the intersection.

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