Development of a Test Method for Assessing the Performance of Vehicular Traffic Signal Assemblies during Hurricane Force Winds

The extensive vehicular traffic signal damage during the 2004-2005 hurricane seasons has compelled Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to investigate new methods to improve vehicular traffic signal assembly survivability during hurricane force winds up to 150 miles per hour (MPH).


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $264932.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      BDV29 977-20

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      Research Center
      605 Suwannee Street MS-30
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      El-Urfali, Alan

    • Performing Organizations:

      Florida International University

      10555 W. Flagler Street
      Room 3602
      Miami, FL  United States  33172
    • Principal Investigators:

      Azizinamini, Atorod

      Irwin, Peter

      Chowdhury, Arindam

      Zisis, Ioannis

    • Start Date: 20141126
    • Expected Completion Date: 20190330
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: RiP Project 38156

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01548185
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: BDV29 977-20
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Dec 18 2014 1:00AM