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Harford County, Maryland Report

Neil B. Gray, Jr., Resident Maintenance Engineer

Reflectorized Section

April 1993–March 2001

Location: 1 Harford County. MD 23 from Phillips Mill Bridge to Highpoint Road North of Bel Air
Length of Reflectorized Section: approximately 2.5 miles
Reflectors Installed: October. 1994
Reflector Installation Design: Directed across highway and staggered
Terrain: Very Hilly
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History Prior to Installation: 4/93–8/94: 11
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History After Installation: 1994: 2
1995: 4
1996: 4
1997: 3
1998: 4
1999: 2
2000: 2
Yearly Reduction in Accidents: 1995: 64%
1996: 64%
1997: 73%
1998: 64%
1999: 82%
2000: 100%

Reflector Purchases

Initial Purchase 5/99: 200
Subsequent Purchases 6/99: 200
11/99: 200
photo of the site after Strieter-Lite installation

I saw the reaction to the reflectors of three deer when, going at a dead trot, they stopped at the reflectors until all vehicles had passed and then continued on to cross the road.

—Dale Burkins, Maintence Technician

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