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slides: 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Vermont - 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014

 

Multiple intersections in Williston and Burlington made appearances on the list of most dangerous intersections in Vermont, but spots in Winooski City and Rutland City topped the list for frequency, and severity, of accidents.

Bruce Nyquist with the Vermont Agency of Transportation addressed the issued of highway -- and intersection -- safety, and noted examples of some of the state's recent successes.

See New England's 60 Most Dangerous Intersections Here

"Some of the intersections that we've addressed -- the perennial VT 110 and 302 in East Barre -- we'd tried a bunch of different smaller remedies with limited success," said Nyquist. "Just because of where it was, with high speeds, we were able to put in a roundabout."

Nyquist noted changes made to Winooski City, which was on the list, which he expects to make a significant difference. "The layout and the geometry of the exit, combined with the traffic...we came up with a significant project that changed all that, we're getting more cars through the intersection."

As to what to look for in trends in highway safety? "Nationwide, they've found that flashing yellow arrows where you have a permitted left turn are an effective tool "As opposed to relying on a sign, they've gone to a flashing yellow arrow, so you can turn, but the way has to be clear. I think you'll be seeing this a lot more. New Hampshire does it on US 4 from Concord to Portsmouth. They are doing it more and more."

See what Vermont''s Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections are, based on GoLocal's proprietary ranking formula in the slides below. (For more on GoLocal's methodology, click here.)

 

Related Slideshow: 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Vermont - 2014

Using the most recent available data, GoLocalProv has compiled a list of the Most Dangerous Intersections in New England.

See the methodology here

Since different states chose different time spans in which to accumulate their data (3-10 years), GoLocal standardized the tallies to a 3-year sum.

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#10

Williston, VT

94 US-2 + VT-2A

Total Crashes: 43.8

Fatal Crashes: 0

Injury Crashes: 8.4

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 38.4

Source: VT DOT

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#9

Berlin, VT

23 VT-62 + Berlin State Highway: Fisher Rd.

Total Crashes: 37.2

Fatal Crashes: 0

Injury Crashes: 10.2

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 30

Source: VT DOT

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#8

Burlington, VT

11 US-7 + Main St., US-2

Total Crashes: 49.2

Fatal Crashes: 0

Injury Crashes: 10.2

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 42

Source: VT DOT

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#7

Berkshire, VT

4 FAS 0302, FAS 0307 + Town Rd. 0004

Total Crashes: 3.6

Fatal Crashes: 0.6

Injury Crashes: 3.6

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 0.6

Source: VT DOT

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#6

Williston, VT

67 US-2 + Industrial Ave.

Total Crashes: 20.4

Fatal Crashes: 0.6

Injury Crashes: 3

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 18

Photo: Flickr/Craig O'Neal

Source: VT DOT

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#5

Burlington, VT

35 Main St. + St. Paul St.

Total Crashes: 18

Fatal Crashes: 0.6

Injury Crashes: 4.8

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 13.2

Source: VT DOT

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#4

Hartford, VT

7 US-5 + VT-14, US-4

Total Crashes: 31.8

Fatal Crashes: 0.6

Injury Crashes: 3.6

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 28.2

Source: VT DOT

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#3

Burlington, VT

5 Colchester Ave. + Barrett St.

Total Crashes: 20.4

Fatal Crashes: 0.6

Injury Crashes: 5.4

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 15

Source: VT DOT

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#2

Winooski City, VT

2 US-7, E. Canal St. + W. Allen St., VT-15, W. Center St.

Total Crashes: 103.2

Fatal Crashes: 0

Injury Crashes: 22.8

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 86.4

Source: VT DOT

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Rutland City, VT

47 US-7 + US-4

Total Crashes: 40.2

Fatal Crashes: 1.2

Injury Crashes: 6

Crashes with Property Damage Only: 35.4

Photo: Flickr/Doug Kerr

Source: VT DOT

 
 

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