State, city officials cut ribbon on roundabout

SITKA, ALASKA Four years after the state Department of Transportation began planning to improve traffic flow at Sitka’s busiest intersection, state and local officials gathered to cut the ribbon on the Swan Lake roundabout.
The $1-point-8 million dollar project is one of 600 roundabouts constructed in the United States since 1990.
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