Safety Impacts of Highway Shoulder Attributes in Illinois

This research will primarily involve information search, data collection, preliminary data analysis, empirical Bayesian before-after evaluation of the shoulder treatment effect, cross-sectional after period evaluation the shoulder treatment effect, identification and mapping of high potential for safety improvements for highway segments, ranking and prioritization of highway segments for shoulder paving, and report preparation.


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    • Status: Completed
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
      Springfield, IL  United States  62764
    • Performing Organizations:

      Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago

      Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering
      3201 South Dearborn Street
      Chicago, IL  United States  60616
    • Principal Investigators:

      Zongzhi, Li

    • Start Date: 20080101
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20100930
    • Source Data: RiP Project 24757

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01464040
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R27-40
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:35PM