CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 11165

Convert to roundabout interchanges

Description: Convert to interchange roundabouts with either a single roundabout or a pair.

Prior Condition:  Signal-controlled ramp terminal on diamond interchange

Category: Interchange design

Study: Are Roundabouts Safe and Economically Viable Replacing Conventional Diamond Interchange Ramp Terminals?, Boris Claros, Beau Burdett, Madhav Chitturi, Andrea Bill, and David A. Noyce, 2021

Star Quality Rating:3 Stars  [View score details]
Rating Points Total:75
Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
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Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value:-13.7  (This value indicates an increase in crashes)
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Crash Type:All
Crash Severity:O (property damage only)
Roadway Types:Principal Arterial Other Freeways and Expressways
Street Type:Not Specified
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Number of Lanes Direction:Not Specified
Number of Lanes Comment:
Crash Weather:Not specified
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Speed Unit:mph
Speed Limit Comment:Posted speed limits for freeways were between 55 mph and 70 mph. Posted speed limits for crossroads were between 35 mph and 45 mph.
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Time of Day:Not specified
If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type:Roadway/roadway (interchange ramp terminal)
Intersection Geometry:No values chosen.
Traffic Control:Roundabout
Major Road Traffic Volume:Minimum of 7493 to Maximum of 30700 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Minor Road Traffic Volume:Minimum of 1900 to Maximum of 9400 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
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Development Details
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Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual?No
Date Added to Clearinghouse:Aug 25, 2022
Comments:AADT on exit ramps were between 1,900 and 9,400 vpd. AADT on entrance ramps were between 2,133 and 9,267 vpd. AADT on crossroad approaches were between 7,493 and 30,700 vpd.