New roundabout in Liberty Twp. closing temporarily

Butler County’s newest roundabout, at Yankee and Princeton roads in Liberty Twp. opened Sept. 22, ahead of schedule, according to the Engineer’s Office. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

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Butler County’s newest roundabout, at Yankee and Princeton roads in Liberty Twp. opened Sept. 22, ahead of schedule, according to the Engineer’s Office. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

The newest roundabout in Liberty Twp. at Princeton and Yankee roads will close temporarily so the final course of asphalt can be installed.

The new roundabout will close for approximately 24 hours beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, according to the Butler County Engineer’s Office.

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Construction crews will be applying the final surface course of asphalt and completing lane striping.

All four legs of the roundabout should reopen by Saturday evening, but timing will depend on various factors, according to the engineer’s office.

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The new roundabout opened at Yankee and Princeton last month without the top course of asphalt in an effort to re-establish traffic flow through the intersection as quickly as possible.

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