Reduced Conflict Intersection in Becker
Reduced Conflict Intersections (RCI's) are intersections that decrease fatalities and injuries caused by broadside crashes on four-lane divided highways. RCIs can also be known as J-Turns or RCUTs.
Hwy 10 and County Rd 23/Sherburne Ave
MnDOT will improve and reconstruct the access at Hwy 10 and CR 23/Sherburne Ave in Becker with a new Reduced Conflict Intersection. The work is part of the Hwy 10 Clear Lake to Big Lake project, and is set to be built in September 2018. Approved layout with aerial background image
- Local detour: Access to CR 23/Sherburne Ave from Hwy 10 to close up to three weeks during construction. Motorists to follow signs along city streets to the Hwy 10 and Hancock St intersection in Becker.
Benefits of RCIs
- Improved safety—Studies show a 70 percent reduction in fatalities and a 42 percent reduction in injury crashes where RCIs are used
- Faster to build—RCIs can be designed and built in approximately one year. Interchanges typically take 3-5 years
- Lower cost—RCIs are often less expensive than constructing an intersection with a stop light and are a fraction the cost of building an interchange
Learn more about RCI's
- MnDOT RCIs Statewide - Increasing safety, decreasing T-bone crashes
- How to navigate RCI's - Illustration fact sheet