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Publication Date: October 2013

 

RCUT-Ariel View of Operations

 


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This video shows a simulation of the Restricted-Crossover U-Turn (RCUT) intersection design. It shows the relative ease of finding a gap to enter the intersection. NOTE: this animation is for illustrative purposes only. The Traffic Control Devices and geometric design details would differ for a completed intersection. The use of acceleration lanes is also recommended under certain traffic conditions.

 

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