Technical Support for the AASHTO Task Force for Roadside Safety (TFRS). Task 3. Flare Rates for W-Beam Guardrail

The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of increased flare rates on impact performance and identify optimal flare rates that minimize total crash costs.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 17-20. Task

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC    20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001
  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Nebraska, Lincoln

    College of Engineering and Technology
    Lincoln, NE  USA  68503
  • Principal Investigators:

    Reed, John

  • Start Date: 20031010
  • Actual Completion Date: 20050124
  • Source Data: RiP Project 8582

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01459063
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 17-20. Task
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:56PM