Clark County Engineer John Burr told the News-Sun that construction of the roundabout is expected to begin in next year while Clark-Shawnee students are out of school for the summer and while many area farmers will not be harvesting crops. The project will be completed prior to the school year’s start.
The Clark County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of proceeding with the roundabout in February 2019 in response to the construction of the new Shawnee Elementary School in order to address increased traffic and pedestrians in the area.
Kuhn said the roundabout was a collaborative effort between the county and the school district.
“We want to see this intersection become safer,” he said.