May 30, 2024
The Mitchell-DewittRoad/Industrial Parkway intersection closed beginning Tuesday as a long-awaited project to construct a roundabout begins. Officials said the intersection will be closed for approximately 90 days and they expect it to reopen to traffic in mid-August. (Graphic submitted)

Area News – Jerome roundabout work begins this week

By Kayleen Petrovia, Marysville J-T Reporter

A much talked-about road project began in Jerome Township this week, joining a number of other improvements that are in progress.

Union County Engineer Jeff Stauch was at the most recent trustees meeting to update local residents about which roads are changing and the timeline of those projects.

After years of intense interest from residents, improvements to the Mitchell-Dewitt Road/ Industrial Parkway intersection began May 28, the Tuesday following Memorial Day weekend.

Stauch noted that the addition of a roundabout should help quell the increasing number of accidents that occur there, specifically due to a combination of high speeds and …

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