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FHWA Highway Safety Programs

Reduced Left–Turn Conflict Intersections

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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

Last updated: Monday, August 23, 2021