[Talk-us] An actual mini roundabout!

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Fri Dec 9 15:40:26 UTC 2016


The roads leading up to the roundabout are either 25 or 35MPH streets. If
there are trucks, they are likely coming from the 25MPH roads. I believe
the intersection is marked 20MPH caution sign.

I'll take a picture of if from street level, after the snow melts.

On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 11:49 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 1:04 AM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 10:21 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> That's got a curbed truck apron in the middle,  I wouldn't call that a
>>> mini.
>>
>>
>> When I added the roundabout, I agreed with you, but the more I drive
>> through it, I've come to realize that it's really a mini. It's low enough
>> that a truck could easily drive over. The rest of the roundabouts the
>> county is installing are all the typical roundabout. Although there isn't
>> much truck traffic at the intersection.
>>
>
> Yeah, but what happens if you just whip across it in your average sedan
> without slowing down?  A true mini roundabout you might feel a slightly
> sharper crown to the intersection, doing this on a truck apron's probably
> going to do some suspension damage.
>



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