DOH considering roundabouts or extra lanes at Morgantown intersection

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Highways announced potential ideas Monday to upgrade the intersection of University Ave., Collins Ferry Rd., and Baldwin St.

According to the release,  “the WVDOH is evaluating alternatives for the most cost effective solution to increase the level of service for this intersection.”

Public comment will be sought up to Sept. 19.

 

Five alternatives are being evaluated for this project (maps attached):

Alternative #1– Proposes constructing a single roundabout in the intersection.

Alternative #2– Proposes constructing an oval roundabout in the intersection.

Alternative #3– Proposes a traffic signal and added additional turning lanes at the existing intersection.

Alternative #4– Proposes a traffic signal at the intersection with Collins Ferry Road and Baldwin Street then realign to form a plus style intersection.

Alternative #5- Proposes to construct a single lane non-traditional shaped roundabout.

You may comment online at www.transportation.wv.gov or in writing. Comments are due by Monday, September 19, 2016. Those wishing to file written comments may send them to:

Mr. RJ Scites, P.E.

Director, Engineering Division, WVDOH

1334 Smith Street

Charleston, West Virginia 25301