SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - There’s a new traffic pattern along the Florida Turnpike that you’ll want to get familiar with.

Over the weekend, officials opened up the new pattern that requires drivers to stay on the right lanes if they want to get onto the Don Shula Expressway.

The left lanes will be for drivers who want to continue going north on the Turnpike.

Previously, the Don Shula Expressway exit was on the left and the Turnpike continuation was on the right.

Most drivers, unaware of the change, were confused during Monday morning’s rush hour.

7Skyforce HD hovered above the highway where several cars and trucks could be seen making last-minute lane changes.

In one instance, two cars tried to switch sides and nearly crashed into each other.

Motorists are urged to pay attention to overhead signs that display the new pattern.

Also, there’s markings on the pavement signaling which lanes go where.

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