Scholls Ferry/River Road Intersection

This project will construct a roundabout at the intersection of Scholls Ferry Road and River Road.

The existing intersection is made up of two county roads that serve commercial vehicles, as well as rural and commuter traffic. The intersection is stop-controlled on two of the three legs creating confusion, periodic long delays during peak hours and safety issues.

During the early planning stages of this project, engineers considered multiple alternatives to improve the safety and efficiency of this intersection. The options included multiple traffic signal configurations and a roundabout. Our studies determined that a roundabout would require less maintenance over time, reduce traffic congestion, and improve safety. 

The roundabout designed for Scholls Ferry Road at River Road will be similar to the Verboort Roundabouts on Cornelius-Schefflin Road and Verboort Road.

Scholls Ferry/River Road Roundabout Fact Sheet

Roundabouts have proven to be a safer alternative for particular intersections and have been strongly encouraged by Citizen Advisory Committees. For more information and a video about the advantages of roundabouts and how motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians maneuver around them, check out our Driving Roundabouts page.

Media releases:
Two Week River Road Closure Starts May 29

Project Contact

William Hunter
Project Manager
(503) 846-7828
Email: William Hunter