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Intersection at Flamingo Road and Pines Blvd – Was Ranked as Most Dangerous Intersection in the United States In 2001





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Intersection at Flamingo Road and Pines Blvd – Was Ranked as Most Dangerous Intersection in the United States In 2001

You’ve probably heard that Pembroke Pines is a beautiful city to live in, but did you know that in 2001 the Intersection at Flamingo Road and Pines Blvd was ranked as the most dangerous intersection in the United States.

Yup, according to data compiled by State Farm insurance the infamous intersection made national news.

Here is an excerpt that explained what criteria were used to come to the conclusion:

The study weighed accident claim data to rank intersections based on extent of property damage and whether injuries occurred in crashes caused by State Farm-insured drivers, who make up about 21 percent of Florida drivers.

State Farm then extrapolated its data to account for drivers insured by other companies and to have a method for comparing intersections nationwide.

But according to the Sun Sentinel, major improvements will be coming to the Pembroke Pines roadways.

Here is an excerpt from the Sun Sentinel:

(From McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Sun-Sentinel - Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Byline: Chris Guanche

New sidewalks, landscaping and traffic signals will eventually be coming to Flamingo Road under a state construction project.

The Florida Department of Transportation project starts at Johnson Street in Pembroke Pines, runs through Cooper City and ends just north of Griffin Road in Davie. The $7.3 million project will probably begin construction in January 2011, said Donovan Pessoa, an FDOT project manager.

Pessoa said the project would entail milling and resurfacing the road, re-striping the lanes to include a bike lane…

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