Photos by Tag: roundabout

August 20th, 2022

M Avenue roundabout

Serving the Anacortes community for a couple of weeks now is a roundabout at the intersection of 32nd Street and “M” Avenue.

June 22nd, 2022

New roundabout by end of June

Work by contractor Colacurcio Brothers continues at the intersection of 32nd Street and “M” Avenue. Traffic and safety improvements at the intersection will include a roundabout, rapid flashing beacons at pedestrian crossings and lane width reductions. The anticipated results will be traffic calming, collision reduction and improved traffic flow. Projections are completion of the project […]

August 28th, 2021

Aerial of south Anacortes: May 2006

View from a May 2006 flight, pre-roundabout. Also note row of Grandview Cemetery trees that have since been removed.

July 12th, 2020

Classic cars cruise Commercial

It was exciting Sunday afternoon to stumble onto a gathering of classic car/truck owners on Commercial Avenue. They rallied in front of historic Anacortes Marine Supply & Hardware, leaving at 3 p.m. to cruise south on Commercial, around the Highway 20 roundabout and back downtown. Good stuff.

April 13th, 2020

Roundabout progress

Work continues on the SHIP roundabout, Oakes Avenue. This window shot was taken on the way from Ship Harbor heading back to the downtown area.  

March 18th, 2020

A roundabout for Oakes Avenue

The City of Anacortes Public Works Department this week started construction of a one-lane roundabout at the intersection of Oakes Avenue and Ship Harbor Boulevard/Glasgow Way. The project includes stamped-brick pavement, pedestrain and bicyclist safety features, and a landscaped center. Work will include traffic control, grading, roadway excavation and installation of an enclosed storm drainage […]

August 21st, 2009

Can’t miss it

Between new paving and the eye-catching “circle” design, the city’s new roundabout is easily located from the air. The roundabout is located on the south side of Commercial Avenue, linking the main thoroughfare with State Highway 20.

July 23rd, 2009

Sign of times

By week’s end, motorists on Commercial Avenue will be dealing with a new challenge: a 15 mph roundabout at the intersection of the “spur” linking this city with Highway 20. This photograph was taken from The Store, looking north. Tentative plans still call for the street to re-open late Friday, July 24.

July 22nd, 2009

Rolling out

It’s a hot corner of town, in more ways than one. Wednesday morning found temperatures climbing while construction crews continued hot asphalt work on the roundabout at the intersection of Highway 20 and Commercial Avenue. Landscaping is underway as the project draws to a close.

July 14th, 2009

Roundabout race

Crews continue to work against the clock in pursuit of completion of the roundabout at the south end of Commercial Avenue in Anacortes. Plans call for the new intersection with the Highway 20 “spur” to be open to traffic before the first weekend in August. The latest rumor I heard was that work might actually […]

July 11th, 2009

Circle work

Crews worked late Friday afternoon on the “roundabout” at the south end of Commercial Avenue in Anacortes. Businesses south of 32nd Street continue to suffer reduced customer traffic as the project detours traffic in and out of the city. Please consider making your way to shops and restaurants including The Store and Bob’s Chowder House.

June 30th, 2009

Major change

Crews are working diligently at the south end of Commercial Avenue on a “roundabout” project that will dramatically change the driver’s experience at the intersection of Highway 20 and the city arterial. Work is scheduled to be complete by the first weekend of August, in time for the Arts Festival.

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