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Displaced Left Turn Intersection

A Displaced Left Turn (DLT), formerly named a Continuous Flow Intersection (CFI), is an alternative intersection that allows left turning vehicles and through-traffic to travel simultaneously through an intersection.   The DLT eliminates left-turns at the main intersection.  Instead, vehicles must first cross the opposing through lanes at a signal-controlled intersection several hundred feet from the main intersection. Left-turning vehicles then travel on a new roadway parallel to the opposing lanes and execute the left-turn simultaneously with the through traffic at the main intersection.

      Projects

      In Operation
      SR 400 & SR 53
      Dawson
      Under Construction
      SR 10/US 78 & SR 124
      Gwinnett
      In Development
      SR 54 & SR 74
      Fayette
      SR 5/US 78 & SR 6/US 278 Douglas




      Frequently Asked Questions

      What is a a Displaced Left Turn Intersection?

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      Making A Left Turn is Easy As 1-2-3

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      Start by lining up in the left turn lane like at a normal intersection, only a little farther back. 


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      2. When the traffic signal turns green, drive across the lanes for opposing traffic into the two new lanes on the left side of the road.

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      When the left turn arrow turns green, you can go ahead and make your left turn.