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Parsons Road Roundabout Project

Project has been completed!

On April 26, 2021, construction will begin on the City's first roundabout at the intersection of Parsons and Airport Access Roads. The project will include the removal of the existing traffic light signals and pavement, roundabout construction, and lighting improvements. 

During construction, the intersection will be closed to through traffic. Access to the TART trail crossing of Airport Access Road will be maintained as much as possible, with a slight detour to the south. The expected construction dates are April 26th through June 25th, 2021 and are subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Delays can be expected. Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work areas.

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please contact Jessica Carpenter via email at or phone at (231) 922-6894 with any questions.

A detour map may be viewed HERE

What is a Roundabout

Roundabouts promote a continuous flow of traffic. Unlike intersections with traffic signals, drivers don't have to wait for a green light at a roundabout to get through the intersection. Traffic is not required to stop – only yield – so the intersection can handle more traffic in the same amount of time

Project Updates

4/20/2021: Intersection Closure

6/18/2021: Parsons is open to vehicular traffic. Please be cautious as final improvements are completed the week of 6/21/2021.

Project is complete

This page last updated on 7/20/2021.