The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

13 October 2003

Swinging down the lane

I've driven on Massachusetts rotaries and New Jersey jughandles, and when I have, I've wondered, "Criminy, could they possibly make things any worse?"

Somehow, I managed to miss the Michigan Left.

(Via Altered Perceptions)

(Update, 8:30 pm, 14 October: The Webmaster of michiganhighways.org is grateful for the extra traffic, but he wonders about the hostility level. [You may need a Yahoo! account to read this.])

Posted at 7:43 PM to Dyssynergy


This is the exact same situation on Route 22 in Jersey around Union/Mountainside. Double lane divided highway turns into three lanes so you can make a left turn, then it's pray for your life as you move fast to the outside right lane to make your right. The locals never bat an eyelash, but have no patience for those who are not.

Posted by: Vickie at 8:24 PM on 13 October 2003

Craziest thing to have to use, also that yardage they give you where they place the turn around is completely bogus. 150' tops.
Thanks for the link Charles:)

Posted by: Dawn at 8:31 PM on 13 October 2003

Oh, it's not that bad. I rather like it. Makes it harder to give directions, though.

Posted by: Erica at 2:43 AM on 14 October 2003

Ooookay. Note to self: stay out of Michigan.

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Posted by: McGehee at 7:37 AM on 14 October 2003