Flashing yellow arrows installed on C.R. 17 at U.S. 20

The signal allows drivers to turn left after yielding the right-of-way to oncoming traffic.

Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 3:24 p.m.


The intersection of U.S. 20 and C.R. 17 will work a little differently from now on. 

Flashing yellow arrows have been installed on C.R. 17 for left-turning traffic at U.S. 20 by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT).

Previously, left turns could only be made at the intersection if there was a steady green arrow. 

Now, drivers can also make left turns when the flashing yellow left-turn signal is activated, as long as they yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic.

The lights were activated Wednesday, Aug. 6.

Similar lights were installed on C.R. 17 at C.R. 18. in November by the Elkhart County Highway Department.

For more information about the flashing yellow left-turn arrow, visit INDOT online.

The video below explains the flashing yellow arrow phases.

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