Aug 17, 2011
The City of Mississauga's first downtown roundabout at the intersection of Duke of York
Boulevard and Square One Drive will open to traffic on Monday, August 22 at 2 p.m.
"This roundabout was designed to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists as well as
vehicular traffic within the downtown," said Martin Powell, commissioner, Transportation
Construction on the first of its kind in Mississauga's downtown core began this summer and
concluded on August 19, 2011. Landscaping and enhancements will be completed in the coming
"We have finished the project before its scheduled September completion date, thanks to
our hard working city staff and contractors," said Steve Barrett, manager, Transportation
Asset Management. "Motorists are expected to yield to pedestrians and other traffic when
entering the roundabout and use right-turn signals when exiting the roundabout," explained
To watch an interactive animation on how to safely use a roundabout visit the City of
Mississauga's website: roundabout link
TwitterCue: City of Mississauga's first downtown roundabout open to traffic August 22.
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including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices.
A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in
the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by
focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money,
maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
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