WOODBURY - Long Island's most dangerous road for pedestrians is about to become safer.
Today marks the completion of 11 raised medians along a 16-mile stretch of Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County.
The state Department of Transportation says the raised surfaces will help those crossing the road outside of designated crossing areas.
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Hempstead Turnpike has been named the region's most dangerous road for people on foot for the last five years.