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On the Hot Seat: A roundabout is not necessarily a done deal

Washington state transportation employees are roundabout-mad.

So, it was only a matter of time before that unwanted madness was injected into Colfax.

At issue is whether the two U.S. Highway 195 bridges at the north entrance to town should be replaced by a new bridge and roundabout. Let that sink in for a second – rather than just replace the bridges, the state wants to add a roundabout.

With our recent coverage on the state’s push, we’ve received a lot of telephone calls from Colfax and other Whitman County residents who are strongly opposed to the idea of a roundabout at that narrow intercha...


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