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FHWA Highway Safety Programs

Corridor Access Management

"Divided highway with a median strip showing traffic going in opposite directions."
Source: Missouri DOT

Corridor access management is a Proven Safety Countermeasure. Thoughtful access management along a corridor can simultaneously enhance safety for all modes, facilitate walking and biking, and reduce trip delay and congestion.

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Connections to Other Transportation Safety Topics

  • Intersection designs such as roundabouts or those with reduced left–turn conflicts such as restricted crossing U–turns (RCUT) and median U–turns (MUT), can be part of an effective corridor access management plan
  • Consider completing a Road Safety Audit to examine the safety of an existing corridor and its intersections