Description: Chautauqua Street and McLafferty Road are primary access roads to Southern Illinois University (SIU) for commuters arriving from the south and west. During peak hours, traffic becomes congested. This congestion results in frequent rear-end collisions for northbound and westbound traffic. This roundabout will make the intersection safer and allow traffic to flow without blockage.
Start Date: October/November 2020
Est. Completion Date: TBD
Location: The roundabout will be at the intersection of Chautauqua Street and McLafferty Road on the southwest side of Carbondale.
Project Cost: $736,000
Funding Source: 90% HSIP Grant, 10% City
Contractor: Samron Midwest Contracting, Murphysboro, IL
Project Impact: TBD
09/18/2020 - The City of Carbondale has been notified the tentative start date for this project is October 19, 2020.