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Median U-turns

The median U-turn intersection shifts left turns out of the intersection. Traffic wishing to turn left makes a U-turn in the median beyond the main intersection and then a right turn at the intersection. Eliminating the left turn at the main intersection simplifies signal timing and provides more green time and less congestion. Benefits include improved:

  • Safety
  • Mobility
  • Connectivity
  • Frontage road traffic flow

median u turn overview drawing

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