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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-17-082    Date:  December 2017
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-17-082
Date: December 2017

 

Safety Evaluation of Signalized Restricted Crossing U-Turn Intersections

Acknowledgments

This report was prepared for the Federal Highway Administration, Office of Safety Research and Development, under Contract DTFH61-13-D-00001. The FHWA Program and Task Manager for this project was Ms. Roya Amjadi.

The project team gratefully acknowledges the participation and assistance of the following organizations in this study: the Alabama Department of Transportation, the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the Ohio Department of Transportation, and the Texas Department of Transportation.

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