116th Street and Gray Road Roundabout
Full Closure of the intersection occurred on August 29, 2016 for approximately 75 days. This project added a roundabout to the intersection of 116th and Gray road. It increased vehicular and alternative (pedestrian/bike) transportation connectivity.
Full closure lasted for roughly 75 days due to major utilities, elevation changes, and the need to shift the project away from CCPR - Flowing Well park which is protected from encroachment due to previously established federal grant / protection of this local asset.
For up-to-date information about this specific project, read the news release(s) from the City of Carmel below:
Roundabout Construction and Improvements
Carmel builds roundabouts because of their proven safety record; compatibility with the environment; aesthetics, and ability to make it easier for pedestrians and bicyclists. Roundabouts reduce injury accidents by about 80% and accidents overall by about 40%.
Storm Water and Drainage Improvements
The storm water and drainage projects included in Carmel Link 2.0 are designed to maintain existing storm water infrastructure, construct new infrastructure, address localized drainage issues, and reduce waterway pollution.
Street and Pathway Improvements
Widening and reconstruction of streets creates less congestion, a more responsible impact on the environment, greater aesthetic appeal and increased safety. By adding more bicycle friendly multi-use paths, Carmel encourages citizens to walk, jog, and run.