An estimated $500 million in transportation funding will soon be available through the seventh round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
As the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) planned for a new roundabout on US 20 at Barclay Drive in Sisters, the freight industry expressed concern about whether large trucks would be able to navigate the roundabout safely and efficiently. In order to address those concerns, ODOT recently staged a series of roundabout testing sessions in Redmond and Portland. The first took place at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, where a variety of truck and trailer combinations were invited to negotiate a test roundabout.
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