Counties Impacted

Project Facts:

  • Install roundabout at five-way intersection of Fairlawn Ave., Elk St., & Garrison Ave. to improve safety and traffic flow
  • Project is a 50/50 cost-share with the City of Carthage
  • Part of City of Carthage project to improve Garrison Ave. south of the intersection
  • Approximately 9,600 vehicles per day use the intersection - 9% is truck traffic
  • Built in combination with a resurfacing/sidewalk project between Fairview Ave. & I-49

Completion date: November 1, 2021

Total project cost: $4.5 million

Traffic Impacts:

  • Intersection to remain OPEN during most of the project
  • Intersection may be CLOSED near the end of the project for up to two days to complete connection of all five legs into the roundabout
  • No signed detour planned for the project
  • Drivers urged to use alternate routes during construction to avoid the work zone


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