Drivers alongside St. Peter’s Highway in Charlottetown may have a smoother commute Monday because the long-awaited roundabout has lastly opened.
Detours have been in place since work started in August on the busy, and typically complicated, five-leg intersection.
A roundabout on the Vogue Optical intersection, because it’s generally recognized, has been discussed for more than a decade as others had been constructed throughout the province.
Development was delayed as the town explored funding choices for the multimillion-dollar challenge, which included purchasing land from a close-by fuel station and different non-public homeowners.
The unique design didn’t have an energetic transportation lane. After session with the group Bike Pleasant Communities, a bicycle lane was added.
The bike path, which may also be utilized by pedestrians, will likely be just one.5 metres extensive. As a result of it’s so slender, visitors must be one-way, with everybody shifting counter-clockwise, the identical course as car visitors.