CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 11179

Convert intersection to median U-turn (MUT) intersection


Prior Condition:  Unsignalized intersection with divided four-lane boulevard major approaches and stop-controlled minor approach

Category: Intersection geometry

Study: Safety Performance of Unsignalized Median U-Turn Intersections, Jonathan Kay, Timothy J. Gates, Peter T. Savolainen, and Md Shakir Mahmud, 2022

Star Quality Rating:3 Stars  [View score details]
Rating Points Total:80
Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:0.059
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value:31.4  (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:
Crash Type:All
Crash Severity:K (fatal),A (serious injury),B (minor injury),C (possible injury)
Roadway Types:All
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Minimum Number of Lanes:
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Road Division Type:Divided by Median
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Speed Unit:mph
Speed Limit Comment:Speed limit for major road approaches ranged from 35 mph to 65 mph. Speed limit for minor road approaches ranged from 25 mph to 55 mph.
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If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type:Roadway/roadway (not interchange related)
Intersection Geometry:Not specified
Traffic Control:Uncontrolled
Major Road Traffic Volume:Minimum of 3855 to Maximum of 37443 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Minor Road Traffic Volume:Minimum of 119 to Maximum of 8099 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:The paper develops CMFs using both Cross-Sectional and EB Before-After analysis, and that the EB CMF was recommended by the authors.