Development of Delineator Material/Impact Testing Specific to Managed lane Use for Optimization of Service Life

The objective of this project is to develop a delineator material/impact compliance standard for managed lane separators that focuses on optimizing delineator service life. The standard should include a test method that is reproducible, represents failure modes witnessed through field observations, and is cost effective. Products currently listed on the FDOT APL will be evaluated according to the developed compliance standard. As part of the development process, the researchers will recommend delineator characteristics that prolong service life of the installations. The resulting compliance standard will be implemented through FDOT specifications and standards.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $217134.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      BDR74 977-06

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      605 Suwannee Street
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      Tillander, Trey

    • Performing Organizations:

      Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station

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

      Arrington, Dusty

    • Start Date: 20150729
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20160724
    • Source Data: RiP Project 40144

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01571988
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: BDR74 977-06
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jul 31 2015 1:01AM