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On This Day


Sunday 14th June 1959

59 years ago

A jughandle is a type of ramp or slip road that changes the way traffic turns left (when driving on the right). Instead of a standard left turn being made from the left lane, left-turning traffic uses a ramp on the right side of the road. The first mention of jughandles was in the New York Times on this day, referring to jughandles having been built on US 46 in Montville, US 22 between North Plainfield and Bound Brook, and Route 35 at Monmouth Park Racetrack. By the beginning of 1960, New Jersey had 160 jughandles, most if not all standard before-intersection jughandles. The 160th one was on U.S. Route 1 between New Brunswick and Trenton.

Standard and reverse jughandle on New Jersey State Highway 35, New Jersey.

Standard and reverse jughandle on New Jersey State Highway 35, New Jersey.

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