Selection of Materials to Optimize Sign Performance

The objective of the research is to develop a simple user-friendly decision-making tool that will aid transportation agencies in the selection of retroreflective materials for traffic signs, based on roadways conditions and other factors that most critically affect sign performance.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $300000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 4-29

  • 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:

    University of Iowa, Iowa City

    102 Church Street
    Iowa City, IA  United States  52242
  • Principal Investigators:

    Schnell, Thomas

  • Start Date: 20010502
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20060601
  • Source Data: RiP Project 5692

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01461031
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 4-29
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:37PM