Determination of Safe/Cost Effective Roadside Slopes and Associated Clear Distances

The objective of this research is to develop relationships between recovery-area distance and roadway and roadside features, vehicle factors, encroachment parameters, and traffic conditions for the full range of highway functional classes and design speeds.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 17-11

  • 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:

    Niessner, Charles

  • Performing Organizations:

    Texas A&M Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System
    3135 TAMU
    College Station, TX  United States  77843-3135
  • Principal Investigators:

    Bligh, Roger

    Miaou, Shaw-Pin

  • Start Date: 19950301
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20040730
  • Source Data: RiP Project 494

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01463204
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 17-11
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:18PM