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Diverging Diamond opens at I-35 and University Boulevard

Published on November 20, 2015 under CommunityImpact

Motorist will need to learn to navigate a new type of intersection after the Texas Department of Transportation opened the Diverging Diamond Interchange at University Boulevard and I-35 on Nov. 20. The intersection temporarily shifts traffic to the left side of the road, which allows through traffic and left-turning traffic to proceed though the intersection simultaneously, according to TxDOT. Because of this, the intersection does not feature left-turn arrows. “Diverging diamond intersections serve as relatively low cost improvements that will bring some much-needed traffic relief to the area,” said John Peters, TxDOT assistant area engineer, in a statement. “I’m excited […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock