COLUMBIA—Two J-turns between Discovery Parkway Interchange and Bonne Femme Creek will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
This opening marks the completion of the first part of the Missouri Department of Transportation's U.S. 63 and H interchange project.
The J-turns are supposed to promote safer driving than the previous cross-over intersections. But, Charles Sullivan, the department of transportation's resident engineer, said drivers unfamiliar with the J-turns should watch the traffic in front of them and drive cautiously.
The J-turns will also help with traffic flow.
"There's a learning curve on everything," Sullivan said. "But I believe this will be an easy curve (for drivers) to learn."
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