East Side of Roundabout to Close Friday
Motorists will see some changes in the traffic pattern on Friday, November 15 at the roundabout currently under construction at the intersection of the East 19th Street/Converse Avenue/East Pershing Roundabout..
The roundabout will remain a one-lane roundabout during this current construction phase.
The changes are:
• The east section of the roundabout between eastbound East Pershing Boulevard and westbound East Pershing Boulevard will be closed. Motorists coming from the west on East Pershing Boulevard will not have access to Converse Avenue north of the roundabout. Motorists coming from the east will have access to Converse Avenue north of the roundabout.
• East 19th Street remains closed.
• Converse Avenue south of the roundabout will remain closed.
This closure is expected to last about 10 days, weather permitting.
The cost of the roundabout is $4.5 million with the Fifth Penny Sales Tax funding the street, sidewalk andstorm sewer improvements. The Board of Public Utilities is funding the water improvements. Simon Contractors of Cheyenne is the general contractor.