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  • Zipper Merge

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    Most Minnesota motorists start to merge in construction zones as soon as they see warning signs and learn which lane ahead is closed. This driving behavior, called "early merge" can lead to dangerous lane switching, inconsistent driving speeds that cause crashes, long back-ups that block interchanges, and road rage.

    Research shows, however, that these dangers decrease and traffic moves more smoothly when motorists use both lanes until reaching the defined merge area and then alternate in "zipper" fashion into the open lane.
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    Videos associated with the St. Croix Crossing Project, a bridge project connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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    Toward Zero Deaths is a inter-agency program that strives to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries from Minnesota roads. The agencies involved are the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the Minnesota Department of Public Saftey and the Minnesota Department of Health as well as partners and organizations from around the state.
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    Some of the projects we worked on in 2012 that involved new technology and innovative construction techniques.
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