A dangerous intersection that has been the site of several tragic accidents in Ontario County has a new, safer way for vehicles to move through.
Last week officials in Ontario County held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the intersection of County Road 28 and Shortsville Road.
It marked the reopening of an intersection, which had previously been a two-way stop. In its place, a roundabout, which transportation officials in the County say will mean safer outcomes.
Local residents had called for changes to be made at the intersection for years. The most-recent deadly crash happened in March 2016 when two people were killed after another driver failed to stop at the intersection.
The Federal Highway Administration says converting a rural two-way stop into a roundabout can reduce the number of crashes by up to 72 percent.
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