Dangerous and Frustrating Intersections That Need Changing in New Hampshire
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I drive by the West End Yards facility on Route 1 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on a daily basis when headed to or from the traffic circle on Route 1.
Daily, my blood boils when cars are turned, blocking the intersection, even though their light already turned from green to red. It infuriates me.
This intersection can easily take a good day and flips it upside down. Over and over and over again, the same thing happens. The intersection, partially because of the traffic circle and partially because of people continuing to turn while the intersection is already full, is a nightmare. It needs fixing - immediately. I am not sure if it is a timing issue with the traffic lights, or perhaps Route 1 near the traffic circle in Portsmouth needs to be two lanes.
I figured this was not the only intersection in the state that was poorly managed and executed, so I asked the people of New Hampshire where their angry intersection was. The intersection that drive you bonkers every time you are forced to drive through it, because often times these intersections are critical in order to get to your destinations.
The responses I got were incredible, relatable, and hilarious. I was very quickly reminded that I am not alone in this frustration. In addition, I was reminded about dozens of other annoying intersections in the state.
Let's take a look at some intersections in the state that need immediate attention and fixing.