The concept is used in residential areas on Ackerman Boulevard, and Bigger, David and Rahn roads, according to the corridor plan.
Vehicle volume along Wilmington is 37,000 per day north of Dorothy Lane and 26,000 per day south of it, Kettering records show.
Apanaswicz said Wilmington Pike has nonstop traffic and delays from 3 to 6:30 p.m. A big complaint from residents is that motorists routinely turn around in their driveways, a practice that the U-turn is designed to stop.
Centerville Engineer James Brinegar said the city is not ruling out other options.
“We will continue to look at the traffic volumes at Brown Road and Wilmington Pike and if a signal is warranted we will look at possible installation,” he said.
North of Interstate 675 in the area of the Cornerstone development, Centerville’s capital improvement budget has $2.9 million designated this year for Wilmington road widening and reconstruction to accommodate future traffic.
The city also has $8.3 million allocated for those issues in 2018, documents show.