What intersection do Harrison residents dread the most?
It depends on whom you ask. But according to our readers there are a few local spots that are either slow—or dangerous—enough to make their blood boil.
Last week we . Of the 74 people who voted, 51 percent said their biggest beef is the intersection of Halstead and Oakland Avenue. West Harrison's biggest trouble spot is the intersection of Lake Street and Boulevard, according to our readers.
But readers pointed out some other trouble spots as well. The intersection of Oakland and Park Avenue has been bothering Patch user , who wrote:
"Five roads converging, no stoplight, cars speeding on Park Ave, and praying that a car won't pull out in front of you from Oakland. Help!"
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Not to be left out, Purchase has a few trouble spots as well, including Westchester Avenue and Anderson Hill Road, where Patch user said the new WestMed construction is bound to cause more problems. Patch user agreed, posting that people trying to make a left-hand turn onto Anderson Hill Road from Interstate 287 find themselves in a dangerous situation.
"They need to trim the tree back where the sign is so that they can see that there is no left turn," the user said. "They really have to do something there. Sometimes there is a cop there which helps, but I can't tell you how many times they make a left when I'm coming down Anderson Hill Road, soooo dangerous."
During the before and after school rush, Harrison Avenue and Irving Place is a trouble spot for another Patch user, who said the area is sometimes dangerous.
"Cannot see a thing!" said user . "After one extremely close call, I'll never attempt that route again."
Other trouble spots include Union Avenue and West Street, as well as North Street and Kenilworth Road.
See our map on this article for a look at the places our readers pointed out. Also, don't be afraid to join the conversation in the comments section below!