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A new roundabout at the intersection of East Beach Causeway and Ocean Boulevard on St. Simons Island was officially opened at 1:45 p.m. today. All that remains is for contractors with Curb and Gutter Professionals of Jesup to paint permanent stripes on the asphalt. County commissioners awarded the roughly $1.1 million construction contract to Curb and Gutter Professionals in August.

A roundabout at the intersection of East Beach Causeway and Ocean Boulevard officially opened to all traffic earlier this afternoon, marking the end of the roughly two-month project.

Contractors with Curb and Gutter Professionals of Jesup closed the intersection — formerly a two-way stop — in early September. The intersection remained closed through 1:45 p.m. today during construction.

The Glynn County Commission voted to award a $1.1 million construction contract — funded by Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax 2016 — to Curb and Gutter Professionals in August.

The vote followed months of discussion and public opposition by members of the SPLOST 2016 Citizens’ Oversight Committee.

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