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Despite objections, roundabouts here to stay

Traffic moves through the roundabout at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Glenridge Road in Glenville on Wednesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Traffic moves through the roundabout at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Glenridge Road in Glenville on Wednesday.
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A decade ago, the Capital Region had no roundabouts. Today, at least 35 have been built around the region. Of those, more than one-third — 13, to be exact — are in the central Saratoga County town of Malta. Decades of residential and commercial growth culminated in the arrival of GlobalFoundries and a confluence of more traffic, with economic development-associated federal and state money to pay for improvements. It’s been seven years since a row ...


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fbsdmd
December 15, 2013
3:39 p.m.

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Which said is the Niskayuna said?

ChuckD
December 15, 2013
7:49 p.m.

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Could someone in the media please wake up and follow the money on these? Wouldn't more intelligent traffic lights be a better investment. I'm tired of sitting waiting for traffic lights that have no idea if there's an actual need to stop traffic. And I can't help think the contractors doing the work must be pleased as punch with the engineers calling for them.

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