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Ribbon cutting held for new roundabout in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

The Missouri Department of Transportation held the official ribbon cutting at the new roundabout at Route W and Lexington Avenue in Cape Girardeau.

The roundabout has been open to traffic for a little more than a week.

Engineers say the intersection had been identified as a very congested area. So after a lot of research, MoDOT decided to install the roundabout.

Cape Girardeau's city manager says it seems to have helped.

"Traffic is reacting well," said Cape Girardeau City Manager Scott Meyer. "There's hardly any backup. There is a um it's really safe and slow, steady and so we think it's reacting exactly how we thought it would."

The project cost was nearly $1.5 million.

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