Transportation professionals today are faced with the challenge to meet the mobility needs of an ever increasing population with limited resources. One potential treatment to mitigate congestion and safety problems at rural expressway intersections, while trying to avoid signalization or grade‐separation, is the J‐Turn intersection treatment, which has been successfully implemented in Michigan, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, and Louisiana.
Field Evaluation of Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection The Maryland Experience Presentation Outline The Safety Issue To Be Addressed RCUT Concept Suitable traffic conditions for RCUT implementation Control parameters FHWA Evaluation Evaluation results Conclusions Slide Titles Field Evaluation of Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersection (RCUT) Presentation Outline The Safety Issue To Be Addressed RCUT Concept Suitable Traffic Conditions for Using RCUT RCUT Control Parameters U-Turn Opening Location FHWA Evaluation Driver Behavior Study Signing Study (minor road lanes not
Restricted Crossing U-Turn (RCUT) Intersection Safety Analysis The North Carolina Experience
North Carolina State University
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