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
  • Funding: $350000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 17-23

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Hedges, Christopher

  • Performing Organizations:

    Charles River Associates, Incorporated

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

    Bottom, Jon

    Kockelman, Kara

  • Start Date: 20020723
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • 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