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Boardman intersection closed to build roundabout

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BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Motorists planning to drive through a busy Boardman intersection will have to find an alternate route for the next month and a half.

The Mahoning County Engineer has closed the intersection of Sheridan and Mathews Road for the next 45 days.

Crews are installing a roundabout at the crossroads, which will eliminate the need for a traffic light.

The crossroads has been called one of the three most dangerous intersections in the county.

The roundabout is smaller than a traffic circle, having only a single lane designed to slow traffic but always keep it moving.

The $697,000 price tag of the project is being covered by a federal grant.

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