Welcome to the City of Chilliwack’s roundabouts webpage. Here you will find pertinent information about roundabouts in our community, including how to use roundabouts, safety measures, FAQs and more.
Tyson Road Roundabouts (Single-Lane)
- The City has entered into a contract with the design-build project team of, Martens Asphalt Ltd. /McElhanney Engineering to construct single lane roundabouts at the intersections of Tyson Road/Watson Road and Tyson Road/Keith Wilson Road.
- Necessary BC Hydro and Telus utility relocations were completed in June.
- Intersection works have been completed and final restoration/landscaping is scheduled for the end of September.
Tyson Road and Watson Road, October 1, 2014
Tyson Road and Keith Wilson Road, October 1, 2014
Other sources of Information on Modern Roundabouts
There is a great “Safer Choice” roundabout video posted on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhHzly_6lWM
The Region of Waterloo in Ontario has a good presentation available at: http://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/gettingAround/roundabouts.asp
Washington State Department of Transportation website: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/safety/roundabouts/benefits.htm
Single Lane Rounds Layout:
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What is a roundabout? How do roundabouts affect traffic flow? How do roundabouts affect safety? Are roundabouts safe for pedestrians? Are roundabouts safe for cyclists? Is the cost of constructing a roundabout more than a traditional intersection? How do I find out more about roundabouts? How do I drive in a roundabout?
The Evans Road Connector has been in operation since October 2010 and includes Chilliwack's first Roundabout. Information regarding the Evans Road project and the multi-lane roundabout is available on the City’s website.