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roundabout

1. Brit a revolving circular platform provided with wooden animals, seats, etc., on which people ride for amusement; merry-go-round
2. a road junction in which traffic streams circulate around a central island
3. an informal name for boring mill
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The effect of all those bigger vehicles lumbering over the top of the mini roundabout is precipitous decay.
In order to reduce the number of accidents, it is proposed that the junction be converted into a mini roundabout.
The opening of the new store was the original reason behind installing the lights, and it is only sensible to await the results of traffic flow surveys after it has opened before trialling a mini roundabout.
The suggestion cash may be spent installing a mini roundabout has infuriated Ron Preece, who organised a petition calling for a crossing.
To solve this problem, they need to install at least peak time traffic lights on this mini roundabout, to allow the city leaving traffic the opportunity to get round the island.
Other works include a mini roundabout at the junction of Tennyson Way and Wordsworth Crescent, a footpath which creates a pinch point in the road and a crossing point where the school crossing patrol operates.
The Benllech Road Safety Pressure Group has been ordered by highways chiefs in Anglesey to remove hundreds of small yellow posters which supports their call for a mini roundabout in the centre of the village or face court action and a possible pounds 1,000 fine.
The creamy slick extended from the factory of ice cream maker Sidoli, in Henfaes Lane, to a mini roundabout on nearby Severn Road.
CONCERN Coun David Parker JUNCTION The new traffic lights which replaced the mini roundabout in Morpeth have angered drivers
But there is still no sign of the mini roundabout residents were told would be built at the junction of Brockholes Lane and Oakes Lane.
The traffic island at the bottom of Mill Lane will be converted into a mini roundabout to enable motorists to turn round.
A road junction in Coventry is causing chaos for drivers who are swerving to avoid a mini roundabout that's not even meant to be there.