Incorporation of Non-Recurrent Congestion Factors into the AASHTO Policy on Geometric Design

<p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The objective of this project is to develop guidance on roadway design features that support the reduction of delays due to the key causes of non-recurrent congestion so that such features can be included in the AASHTO Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, the primary document used by state DOTs and other public agencies for the design of freeways, conventional highways, and urban streets. C</span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">urrently this design guide does not provide explicit guidance on the placement and dimensions of facilities that support incident management and reduce the impacts of work zones.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Proposed
  • Funding: $500000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project L09

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Strategic Highway Research Program 2

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

    Hyman, William

  • Start Date: 20080310
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 15541

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01462722
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project L09
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:09PM