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- Shown to reduce fatal and injury crashes by 75%.
- Saves at least $5,000 per year in electricity and maintenance costs as compared to traffic signals.
- Greatly reduces intersection delay, thereby decreasing commute times.
- Reduced wait times mean reduced fuel consumption and air pollution.
Choose your lane before entering the roundabout.
Upon approach, slow down; look for street and direction signs.
Yield to all traffic in roundabout.
Upon approach, yield the right-of-way to pedestrians, bicyclists and any vehicles already in the roundabout. When the path is clear, you may enter.
Don’t change lanes in roundabout.
While inside the roundabout, stay in your lane until exiting. Use your turn signal to alert other drivers of your intent.
Check for vehicles that may continue through the roundabout in the lane next to or behind you; check mirrors and blind spots for vehicles that may be next to or behind you.
Video - Navigating a Multi-Lane Roundabout
Future Roundabout Locations
Arch Road / Arboretum Parkway
Genito Road / Otterdale Road
Matoaca Road / Hickory Road
Otterdale Road at Old Hundred Road Intersection Improvement
Winterpock Road / McEnnally Drive / Ashbrook Parkway
About Roundabouts (PDF)
Federal Highway Administration - Safety - Roundabouts and Mini Roundabouts
Virginia Department of Transportation - Roundabouts in Virginia
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