Developing sight distance guidelines for U-turn maneuvers

The goals of this research project are to develop a structured set of guidelines and specifications for appropriate sight distances for U-turn maneuvers, tailored for Georgia roadways that can be included in the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) policy for traffic operations, design, and safety.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $150000
    • Contract Numbers:

      GDOT RP 23-03

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Georgia Department of Transportation

      One Georgia Center
      600 West Peachtree Street, NW
      Atlanta, GA  United States  30308
    • Project Managers:

      Ahmed, Md Sabbir

    • Performing Organizations:

      Georgia Tech Research Corporation

      505 Tenth Street
      Atlanta, GA  United States  30332-0420
    • Principal Investigators:

      Tsai, Yichang (James)

    • Start Date: 20240112
    • Expected Completion Date: 20260122
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

    Subject/Index Terms

    • TRT Terms: Sight distance; U turns
    • Geographic Terms: Georgia
    • Subject Areas: Design; Highways; Operations and Traffic Management; Safety and Human Factors;

    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01908276
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Georgia Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: GDOT RP 23-03
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Feb 15 2024 2:41PM