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Baltimore County, Maryland Report

Dave Groft, Acting Crew Chief

Reflectorized Section

September 1996–December 1999

Location: Worthington Avenue, 0.25 miles west of Riesesterstown
Length of Reflectorized Section: 1.5 miles
Reflectors Installed: September 26, 1996
Reflector Installation Design: Directed across highway and staggered
Terrain: Level and curves
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History Prior to Installation: 1995: 7
1996: 9
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History After Installation: 1997: 0
1998: 0
1999: 0
Yearly Reduction in Accidents: 1997: 100%
1998: 100%
1999: 100%
Period of Study: Sep 96–Dec 99
Estimated Reflector Maintenance Costs: Oct 96–Dec 98
Replaced 20 Reflectors, 25 Posts, 8 man-hours = $558
$280/yr/mi average

Reflector Purchases

Initial Purchase 9/96: recieved 210 from DOT
Subsequent Purchases 2/97: 20
photo of the site after Strieter-Lite installation

Worthington Ave. between Butler Road and Sagamore Forest Lane

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