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Reduced Left–Turn Conflict Intersections

Reduced left–turn conflict intersections are a Proven Safety Countermeasure that rely on U–turns to complete certain left–turn movements. The restricted crossing U–turn (RCUT) and the median U–turn (MUT) are featured designs under this category.

Outreach and Education Resources

Reduced Crossing U–Turn Intersections

Median U–Turn Intersections

Technical Materials and Research

Reduced Crossing U–Turn Intersections

Median U–Turn Intersections

Connections to Other Transportation Safety Topics

Image sources: About Intersection Safety: MoDOT, FLKR, licensed under CC BY 2.0.; Safe System Intersections: deberarr, iStock/Getty Images Plus; Intersection Control Evaluation: CreativeNature_nl, and smolaw11, iStock/Getty Images Plus; Stop–Controlled Intersections: James Andrews, iStock/Getty Images; Corridor Access Management: FHWA; Roundabouts: FHWA; Crossover Intersections: FHWA; Reduced Left–Turn Conflict Intersections: FHWA; Signalized Intersections: FHWA; Other Intersection Designs: NCDOT
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