Traffic is using the new roundabout.
Project update September 18
This project has been delayed due to weather and some material backorders, but looks to be completed this week or early next week.
The contractor will continue doing some clean-up and ditching on the S. Beltline where the materials have been stored, but this should be done by the end of the month.
About this project
Summary of work
- Replace the existing signalized intersection at Hwy 169 and Hwy 37 with a new roundabout
- Construct ADA compliant pedestrian and bicycle crossings
"Getting There in a Roundabout Way" talk show
The "Getting There in a Roundabout Way" talk show was produced by Hibbing Pubic Access TV. The program features MnDOT engineers in a discussion about how the new Hibbing roundabout will improve safety and mobility at the intersection of Hwys 169 and 37.
How About a Roundabout? video
The "How About a Roundabout?" video explains the benefits of the roundabout system on Minnesota roadways and how they reduce injury crashes and fatalities, increase pedestrian safety, and lessen vehicle congestion and pollution.
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Hibbing roundabout design
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