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Florida Roundabouts

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Overview

Picture of a Florida Roadway

What is a roundabout?

A roundabout is a one-way, circular intersection that uses signs to guide motorists around them. The basic operating principle of the roundabout is that traffic travels counterclockwise around a central island in the middle of the intersection and entering traffic must yield to the circulating traffic already within the roundabout. The figure below identifies key components of a roundabout.

FDOT Roundabout Graphic