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Downtown Binghamton Roundabout: Three Years Later

The Court Street roundabout opened to downtown Binghamton traffic three years ago and it still poses some challenges to certain drivers.

While thousands of motorists and pedestrians pass through the intersection at Chenango and Exchange streets without incident every week, a few have encountered problems

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

8,000-Pound Scare at Binghamton Roundabout

A woman walking on Court Street in downtown Binghamton says she narrowly escaped injury when an 8,000-pound construction component fell from an oversize truck to the pavement.

The woman, who identified herself as Michelle from Binghamton, said: "It almost landed on me!"

Michelle said she was walking to a bank when it occurred

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Mayor And Predecessor Discuss Roundabout

Binghamton Mayor Richard David and his predecessor, Matthew Ryan, had a spirited and spontaneous conversation about the downtown roundabout and a few other matters on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Tuesday.

Ryan, who no

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

More Truck Trouble At Binghamton Roundabout

Part of the downtown Binghamton roundabout was out of service for a couple of hours after a tractor-trailer became hung up on the circle.

The out-of-town driver was trying to head west on Court Street but he was unable to properly maneuver the rig through the roundabout

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Oversize Rig Ties Up Downtown Binghamton Traffic

A truck hauling a long manufactured structure through Binghamton avoided the Prospect Mountain construction zone by detouring through the downtown business district.

The move on Tuesday afternoon tied up Court Street traffic for a time Tuesday afternoon

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Roundabout Damage Repaired

Repairs to the downtown Binghamton roundabout which was heavily damaged by a tractor trailer have been completed.

A truck driver encountered difficulty at the Court Street intersection with Chenango and Exchange streets five weeks ago

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Binghamton Roundabout Truck Ban May Be Considered

Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan says it might be time to contemplate taking action to prohibit trucks from using the downtown roundabout.

The reconstructed Court Street intersection at Exchange and Chenango streets opened to traffic last August

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Supermarket Truck Damages Binghamton Roundabout

A tractor-trailer has caused thousands of dollars in damage to the downtown Binghamton roundabout.

The latest roundabout incident occurred last Thursday evening.

City engineer Philip Krey said a truck driver wanted to travel west on Court Street but was unable to do so because the street was closed in preparation for July Fest

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Instructions Posted For Binghamton Roundabout

Truckers are receiving additional guidance in maneuvering the downtown Binghamton roundabout.

New signage is in place to provide assistance to drivers operating large vehicles at the Court Street intersection with Chenango and Exchange streets

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

David: Fix The Binghamton Roundabout

Richard David, a Republican mayoral candidate, is calling for improvements to the downtown Binghamton roundabout.

The roundabout opened to traffic nearly nine months ago. Last Tuesday, a tractor-trailer knocked down a pedestrian warning sign and several fence posts at Chenango and Court streets

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