HRM decision not to install 4-way stop leaves residents disappointed – Halifax

WATCH ABOVE: Residents living near Edward and Binney Streets are upset that the municipality has decided not to install a four-way stop at what they call a very dangerous intersection. Julia Wong explains.

HALIFAX – The head of a group of concerned residents said he is disappointed with a HRM staff report that said a four-way stop at a downtown intersection is not warranted.

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Dr. Rob Green lives near the intersection of Edward Street and Binney Street. He said there have been several accidents there in the past year. The intersection is currently a two-way stop. Green said a four-way stop will force drivers to slow down and subsequently there will be fewer accidents.

The aftermath of a collision at Edward and Binney Streets.

Courtesy/Rob Green

The vehicle flipped upside down before smashing into a tree.

Courtesy/Colin McKenzie

The car hit a tree in McKenzie’s front lawn.

Courtesy/Colin McKenzie

One vehicle crashed into a house at the corner of Edward and Binney Streets.

Courtesy/Rob Green

One crash sent a vehicle slamming into the corner of McKenzie’s house.

Courtesy/Colin McKenzie

There have been several collisions at the intersection in the past year.

Courtesy/Rob Green


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