Harford County could get a new roundabout—a mini-roundabout—at the intersection of MacPhail and Tollgate roads in Bel Air.
An informational meeting and public hearing on the construction project is set for 6 p.m. tonight, May 30, at the .
Construction is expected to start this summer, according to a release from .
According to the release, a mini-roundabout "functions virtually identical to a roundabout, except it is slightly smaller and does not have landscaping in the central island."
The release stated that these small roundabouts often fit in existing intersections and right-of-way designations, thus saving money and causing less impact to area residents and businesses.
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