Continuous Flow Intersection to Open Sunday

Continuous Flow Intersection to Open Sunday

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Randall Jeppesen Reporting A new, so-called continuous-flow intersection on the Bangeter Highway and 3500 South will open on Sunday. And it may take some time for drivers to get used to.

To make a left turn at the intersection, drivers will cut across Bangeter's oncoming traffic, and there's no simple way to explain it. "When people actually get there in the morning it will not seem as hard as it sounds," UDOT's Nile Easton said.

Easton says they'll have traffic workers there all day Sunday, and following days, helping make the transition.

And come Monday morning's commute, he says people will be able to figure it out. "Follow the signs. Follow the patterns of traffic and you'll get right through it," Easton said.

This is the first continuous-flow intersection of its kind in Utah, and if people can figure it out and it works, UDOT says they'll look at building more.

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