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Roundabout Open House

Oct. 23, 2008
Cass County Highway Department
1201 Main Ave West, West Fargo (just off I-94)

Drivers in Cass County may be encountering their first roundabouts, a form of intersection that improves traffic flow, fuel efficiency and safety. To introduce motorists, local officials, law enforcement personnel and local roads experts to this innovation, the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute and the Cass County Highway Department will host Roundabout 101 on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Highway Department's building at 1201 Main Ave. West in West Fargo.

Speaker Resource
Mike Williams, Fargo City Commissioner
Bruce Jorgensen, Sgt, Cass County Sheriff Dept
Gene LaDoucer, AAA-North Dakota
Jeremy Gorden, Fargo City Traffic Engineer
A City Traffic Engineer's Perspective (PDF, 162K)
Trudy Kordosky, MN DOT
Tom Swenson, Minnesota District 4 Traffic Engineer
Matt Kinsella, Ulteig Engineers
Rick Lane, SRF Consulting
Rick Lane's Presentation (PDF, 7418K)
Shawn Birst, North Dakota State University
Keith Berndt, Cass County Highway Engineer

Roundabout Video

The following video shows the difference in traffic flow between typical intersection with stoplight traffic control and a roundabout intersection. Thank you to the North Dakota Highway Patrol for providing the video.

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NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050