Transportation

Accident Studies

Region 3A works in two counties per year, performing an accident study in each county. These studies have resulted in changes and funding for projects ranging from safety modification and signage, to larger projects in order to improve the safety of roadways in targeted areas. 


Accident studies involve monitoring traffic crash patterns throughout an area to help provide insight into ways in which the safety of the road system can be improved. These studies regularly involve information gathering, analyzing crash reports, mapping data to help uncover trends, and reporting the findings. 

Examples


The Town of Avilla brought to the attention of Region Transportation Staff a fatal accident at the intersection of Old 3 and State Road 3.  This is an angled intersection approximately 1.5 miles from the center of Avilla.  

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