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Roundabout Construction Begins at Church Creek Road in Cambridge

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CAMBRIDGE, Md. - Early construction has begun on a new roundabout designed to improve safety and efficiency at a Cambridge intersection.

According to the Maryland State Highway Administration, the project at Route 16 (Church Creek Road) and Woods Road will convert the two-way stop into a free-flowing, low speed roundabout. SHA says the $4.1 million project will be complete by late 2017, weather-permitting.

“Roundabouts not only improve safety by slowing and calming traffic, they also keep traffic moving, which reduces congestion,” said SHA District 1 Engineer Donnie Drewer.  “It will only take drivers one or two times through to become comfortable with the new roundabout.”

According to SHA, roughly 4,800 vehicles travel this stretch of Route 16 every day.

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