CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 5516

Decrease median width from 64ft to 40ft

Description: Decrease median width from 64ft to 40ft

Prior Condition:  64 ft wide median

Category: Access management

Study: Using multivariate adaptive regression splines (MARS) to develop crash modification factors for urban freeway interchange influence areas, Haleem et al., 2013

Star Quality Rating:4 Stars  [View score details]
Rating Points Total:115
Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:0.126
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value:-7.1  (This value indicates an increase in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error:12.6
Crash Type:All
Crash Severity:All
Roadway Types:Principal Arterial Other Freeways and Expressways
Street Type:
Minimum Number of Lanes:4
Maximum Number of Lanes:
Number of Lanes Direction:
Number of Lanes Comment:4 - 6+ Lanes
Crash Weather:Not specified
Road Division Type:Divided by Median
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Area Type:Urban
Traffic Volume:Minimum of 5700 to Maximum of 309000 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Average Traffic Volume:95338 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Time of Day:All
If countermeasure is intersection-based
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used:2007 to 2010
Type of Methodology Used:Regression cross-section
Sample Size (crashes):40008 crashes
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual?No
Date Added to Clearinghouse:Apr 30, 2014
Comments:CMF for urban freeway interchange areas