The Most Dangerous Intersections in Pittsfield
Back in 2013, iBerkshires put together a list of the 10 worst intersections in Pittsfield. Four years later, They were wondering if things had changed.
iBerkshires reports that the state Department of Transportation prioritizes safety when determining which road projects it undertakes.
And that starts by knowing where the most dangerous intersections are located. MassDOT and Berkshire Regional Planning Commission track accidents and create a list of trouble spots. The higher the score, the higher the number and severity of accidents at that location.
There are projects in the works to ease trouble at many of these. But from 2013 through 2015, the latest data released, here are the top-scoring intersections in the city of Pittsfield.
10) Dalton and Merrill: score 44
9) Wahconah and Seymour: score 44
8)South and West Housatonic streets: score 45
7) North and Maplewood: score 45
6) First and Tyler: score 47
5) Fenn and East: score 48
4) Dalton and Plastics: score 53
3) West and Center: score 54
2) Linden and Seymour: score 58, In 2013 this was #1
1) First and Fenn: score 65
What intersection do you think is the most dangerous?