Roundabout Saves the Day in Wanker's Corner

A roundabout replaced a flashing red light that was causing traffic jams at an intersection in Wanker's Corner, Oregon. Locals are calling it a miracle.
October 28, 2009, 11am PDT | Tim Halbur
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From the Oregonian: "Last October, the county removed all the signals. In their place, workers built a $4 million two-lane roundabout where uncertainty now breeds caution and mostly free-flowing traffic.

Suddenly, unsafe is safe.

Thank God. Or thank Dutch traffic engineer Hans Monderman, who has long argued that ripping out traditional traffic controls is the way to deal with gridlock."

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Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 in The Oregonian
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