Roundabout construction completed in Harrisburg

Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — After months of construction, Seventh Street in the city of Harrisburg is now completely open to traffic.

This includes a new multi-lane roundabout at the corner and Seventh and Reily streets. The new traffic feature is part of the city’s “Vision Zero” Project.

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It’s designed to help make things safer for both drivers and pedestrians, with traffic expected to increase, thanks to the new federal courthouse.

“I’m happy it’s finally open. I do a lot of the scrapping in the city, and having to detour on Sixth Street has been a nightmare with all the dips and humps, so hopefully, they’ll move one up to Sixth Street and fix that up to,” Harrisburg resident Jill Hess said.

A friendly reminder to all drivers. Cars in the roundabout have the right of way. As you approach, you don’t necessarily need to stop, however, you do need to yield.

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