Single lane roundabouts have been operating successfully in the city since 2010. The Route 8 / Smythe Street roundabout will be the city's first multi-lane roundabout. It is important that drivers understand how to use this intersection.
Here’s what you need to know!
There are 5 easy rules to remember for multi-lane roundabouts:
Choosing your lane at the Route 8 / Smythe Roundabout
Lane choice in advance of a multi-lane roundabout is no different than selecting a lane in advance of a signalized intersection.
Refer to the diagram below to see how to move turn by turn through the roundabout.
Give Trucks Plenty of Room
The Route 8 / Smythe Street roundabout has been designed for large trucks and buses; however, drivers of these large vehicles should:
Drivers of passenger vehicles should never try and pass a large truck when approaching a roundabout or within a roundabout. Give Trucks Plenty of Room!
Read the brochure to see how large trucks and buses should move through the roundabout.
For more on using roundabouts, see the links under Related Content.