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RL8. Width of Median


Width from travel lane edge to travel lane edge of the portion of divided highway separating the road for traffic in opposing directions where the crash occurred. If a crash occurs at a mid-block section, the median width is based on the mid-block section. If the crash occurs at an intersection, the median width is based on the median widths at the intersection.

Source: Obtained by linking Crash Location (C5) to the Roadway Inventory data.

Element Attribute:
Width of Median

Important to monitor the need for medians to protect motorists from oncoming traffic.