Safety Impacts and Other Implications of Raised Speed Limits on High-Speed Roads

The objectives of this research are to determine the effects of raised speed limits on high-speed roads and, based on the results, to recommend models and procedures that will assist highway agencies to determine when and where speed limits should be changed.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 17-23

  • 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
  • Project Managers:

    Hedges, Christopher

  • Performing Organizations:

    Charles River Associates, Incorporated

    200 Clarendon Street, John Hancock Tower
    Boston, MA  USA  02116
  • Principal Investigators:

    Bottom, Jon

    Kockelman, Kara

  • Start Date: 20020723
  • Actual Completion Date: 20060401
  • Source Data: RiP Project 6517

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01460985
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 17-23
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:36PM