April 7, 2015
While local residents, and one in particular, still see plenty of problems with the traffic roundabout at Southeast 43rd Way and East Lake Sammamish Parkway, city officials said the number of accidents at the location has steadily fallen.
There were 13 accidents there in 2012, nine in 2013 and six in 2014, Issaquah Transportation Manager Gary Costa said.
The roundabout in question sits in Issaquah, but the route feeds into Sammamish.
April 1, 2014
May 28, 2013
Motorists should prepare for construction near West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast and Interstate 90 as the Washington State Department of Transportation builds a new roundabout.
Crews recently started the safety project near the interstate on- and off-ramps at West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast and 180th Avenue Southeast, according to a press release from the city. The project will wrap up by this winter.
The new roundabout will help make the intersection safer for drivers, according to the city. More than 40 collisions occurred there in a four-year period.