Six Nations planning roundabout at Chiefswood and Hwy. 54

A roundabout at Chiefswood Road and Hwy. 54 is in the works. Construction is slated for 2022-2023 and will see the intersection closed. (Photo by Jim C. Powless)

By Donna Duric Writer Six Nations Elected Council is one step closer to installing a roundabout at Chiefswood Road and Hwy. 54 to help mitigate traffic issues at the busy intersection. Construction of the roundabout will cost $1.2 million, with $938,000 from the federal government, $104,000 from the provincial government, and Six Nations pitching in the remainder of the cost at $208,000. Six Nations Public Works told elected council last week it was recently approved for $1 million in federal funding for the project. The Ministry of Transportation has been responsible for maintaining Six Nations’ portion of Hwy. 54 since 1985 until the province transferred responsibility to Brant County. Six Nations began investigating the feasibility of a roundabout at the intersection in 2018. Currently, a four-way light controls traffic at…

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