Access Connections on Opposite Sides of a Roadway

Some state DOT’s regulations and many local government ordinances require access connection on opposite sides of a roadway be aligned directly opposite one another. Local government subdivision regulations commonly define ‘jog’ and prohibit jogs in subdivision design. A ‘jog’ occurs when crossing from an access connection on one side of a road to a connection…

Access Connections on Opposite Sides of a Roadway: A Technical Memorandum

Access Connections on Opposite Sides of a Roadway: A Technical Memorandum – This technical memorandum addresses these problems and identifies where the practice of aligning access connections directly opposite one another may or may not be appropriate. It also includes examples where a change in alignment was made or crossing maneuvers were eliminated.