2015-04-23 / Opinion

Reviewing Roundabouts

To the Editor:

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has proposed a roadway safety improvement project for Middletown, including roundabouts. I am looking for a traffic and roundabout engineer who would be willing to volunteer to review the plans and give me some advice. In a previous proposal by RIDOT, the placement of two roundabouts had been shown to be inappropriate at the locations designated on the plan by a roundabout engineer who stepped forward and explained why. It is important that we get it right the first time, for it will be very expensive to remove the roundabout later.

Please contact me at middletowncounselor@yahoo.com or at 401-855-1846.

Antone C. Viveiros
Middletown Council Member

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