Traffic Control Device Evaluation Program

This project will provide the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) a mechanism to quickly and effectively conduct high priority limited scope evaluations of traffic control devices (TCD) including policies and specifications. The TCD issues to be evaluated in this project may represent new devices or technologies, new applications of an existing device or technology, traffic control device material performance, or changes in TXDOT practices regarding a TCD. Examples of various evaluations include safety effects, visibility assessments, and cost/benefit analyses. The activities conducted through this project will support the development of TCD related policy, standards, guidelines, handbooks, and training. The research activities of this project are specifically oriented to provide results that will lead directly to implementation. In each year of the project, TCD issues will be identified and prioritized for investigation. The selected issues will be evaluated and addressed with a separate work plan, and the results will be presented in an individual technical memorandum. The technical memorandums will include findings and recommendations that can support the implementation of the new guidelines or policy, as appropriate.


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  • Status: Active
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Texas Department of Transportation

    125 E. 11th Street
    Austin, TX  United States  78701-2483
  • Project Managers:

    Adams, Joe

  • Performing Organizations:

    Texas Transportation Institute

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

    Carlson, Paul

  • Start Date: 20130901
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20160831
  • Source Data: RiP Project 39988

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01569078
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Texas Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 9-1001-14
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 1 2015 2:45AM