Bermuda Run Keeps Roundabout A Priority

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 2, 2011

By Jim Buice
Enterprise Record

Bermuda Run’s town council is still focusing on US 158 and NC 801 with the proposed roundabout topping the list.
The council unanimously passed a resolution supporting the transfer of funds allocated for the US 158/NC 801 intersection improvement project to the roundabout at the Bermuda Run entrance on US 158 opposite BB&T Soccer Park.
Town Manager Lee Rollins said this is another step in bringing a roundabout to the busy stretch of highway at the Bermuda Run Drive/Twins Way Drive intersection.
“I have received more and more comments from residents concerned about that intersection with increased soccer traffic,” Rollins said. “With that bridge opening up, folks are naturally speeding through that area.”
He said Ramey Kemp and Associates had coordinated closely with the DOT in the completion of the roundabout feasibility study. Rollins said that having this resolution in place would be helpful as he approaches the Winston-Salem Metropolitan Planning …