BEND, OR -- The Deschutes County Commissioners have awarded Knife River – Northwest the contract to build a roundabout at the Old Bend Redmond Highway/Tumalo Road Intersection. County Engineer Cody Smith says the intersection is not safe. He says between 2010 and 2018 there were 32 wrecks at the site with 22 being injury accidents. Knife River submitted the low bid of 1-million-156-thousand-715 dollars. Work on the roundabout begins in August and is to be finished by the end of this year.