Sites

Livingston County, Michigan Report

Mike Goryl, PE, Traffic and Safety, Livingston County Road Commission

Reflectorized Section

January 1, 1996–November 5, 1996

Location: Rickett Road, MP 0.10 (0.10 miles north of Winans Lk. Rd.) to MP 0.60 (0.60 miles north of Winans Lk. Rd.)
Length of Reflectorized Section: 0.5 miles
ADT1: 3300
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History Prior to Installation: 1993: 6
1994: 3
1995: 7
1996: 6
Average annual frequency: 5.7
Rate 3: 9.5
Expected frequency 1997: 6.6
Actual frequency 1997: 2
Reduction in Accidents: 70%

Control Section 1 (without reflectors)

January 1, 1996–November 5, 1996

Location: Rickett Road, MP 0.60 (0.60 miles north of Winans Lk. Rd.) to MP 1.41 (Hammel Road)
Length of Control Section: 0.54 miles
ADT1: 3300
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History Prior to Installation: 1993: 2
1994: 2
1995: 1
1996: 2
Average annual frequency: 1.8
Rate 3: 2.8
Expected frequency 1997: 2.1
Actual frequency 1997: 3
Reduction in Accidents: –43%

Control Section 2 (without reflectors)

January 1, 1996–November 5, 1996

Location: Rickett Road, MP 1.41 (Hammel Road.) to MP 2.46 (Maltby Road)
Length of Control Section: 1.32 miles
ADT1: 4500
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History Prior to Installation: 1993: 5
1994: 10
1995: 2
19962: 1
Average annual frequency: 4.7
Rate 3: 2.2
Expected frequency 1997: 5.4
Actual frequency 1997: 10
Reduction in Accidents: –85%

Control Section 3 (without reflectors)

January 1, 1996–November 5, 1996

Location: Winans Lake Road MP 1.35 (Musch Road) to MP 1.78 (Rickett Road)
Length of Control Section: 0.43 miles
ADT1: 7000
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History Prior to Installation: 1993: 5
1994: 2
1995: 4
1996: 2
Average annual frequency: 3.4
Rate 3: 3.1
Expected frequency 1997: 3.9
Actual frequency 19974: 8
Reduction in Accidents: –105%

Control Section 4 (without reflectors)

January 1, 1996–November 5, 1996

Location: Winans Lake Road MP 1.78 (Rickett Road) to MP 2.30 (Whitmore Lake Road)
Length of Control Section: 0.52 miles
ADT1: 7300
Deer-Vehicle After Dark Accident History Prior to Installation: 1993: 5
1994: 3
1995: 6
1996: 9
Average annual frequency: 6.0
Rate 3: 4.3
Expected frequency 1997: 6.9
Actual frequency 1997: 3
Reduction in Accidents: 57%
photo of the site after Strieter-Lite installation

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