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Construction Closes Scott-Toole Intersection

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Construction of the new roundabout on Spruce Street in Missoula begins this Tuesday.

Detours will move traffic around to Pine and Cooper streets.

In four to six weeks, the intersection of Toole Ave., Scott and Spruce streets will re-open with a mini-roundabout.

City officials hope the new roundabout will ease congestion and reduce accidents.

City planners considered a traffic light, but decided on a roundabout as they tend to move traffic more freely than lights do.

Five new trees will also be planted.

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