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No roundabout at highways 210 and 61

The idea of a roundabout is no longer under consideration for the intersection of Minnesota Highway 210 and Carlton County Road 61, county engineer JinYeene Neumann said Monday at the board of commissioners meeting.

Neumann presented information about the application for a Transportation Economic Development program grant application for the intersection. The board approved it.

The engineers have designed the strip with

J turns for traffic control instead of a roundabout. Neumann said that there isn’t enough traffic volume to call for a roundabout.

“That will make it a safer intersection,” she...