Bulloch County is now closing on the construction of two intersection improvement projects along the Burkhalter-Langston Chapel Road Corridor, southeast of the Statesboro City Limits (see attached map and concepts, below). These projects consist of the installation of single-lane traffic circles (a/k/a roundabouts) have an estimated completion by mid-August 2017, weather permitting.
THE FIVE-POINTS TRAFFIC CIRCLE AT PRETORIA RUSHING ROAD AND BURKHALTER ROAD WILL REOPEN ON MONDAY JULY 24, 2017 AT 11:00 AM TO THROUGH TRAFFIC.
Remaining work consists of striping, lighting, signage and landscaping. For the next few weeks, motorists should proceed with caution as active work zones will remain in place until final completion. For more information on how to safely maneuver in these intersections, please observe the image below, and watch the Federal Highway Administration video, below.
Project #1: Pretoria Rushing Road (CR 342) at Burkhalter Road (CR 585) – Single-Lane Four-Way Traffic Circle having Bike-Pedestrian Integration with the S&S Greenway/Multi-Use Trail. The contractor is Ellis Wood Contracting of Statesboro. The estimated contract amount is $640,344.
Project #2: Burkhalter Road (CR 585/248) at Langston Chapel Road (CR 233) – Single-Lane Three-Way Traffic Circle. The contractor is Mill Creek Contracting of Statesboro. The estimated project amount is $460,200.
EMC Engineering of Statesboro is the consulting engineer and construction manager, and will be aided with additional monitoring by county staff. These projects are locally funded with SPLOST 2013 proceeds.
Motorist Rapid Alerts: Stay informed of these alerts by following the Bulloch County Board of Commissioner Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Bulloch-County-Board-of-Commissioners-11707123763085431
About Traffic Circles/Roundabouts: For additional information about roundabout or traffic circle operations, please click below on the video produced by the Federal Highway Administration.