Passing Zone Behavior and Sight Distance on Rural Highways

Project will collect and analyze existing paassing zone data in Alaska and conduct three phases of driver simulator studies at University of Idaho. Project will analyze results and complete a final report with guidelines/recommendations for optimizing safety and operations for passing zones within horizontal or vertical curves based crash data analysis, observations and simulator driver behavior.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Alaska Division
    709 West 9th Street, Room 851
    Juneau, AK  United States  99802-1648

    Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium

    University of Washington
    More Hall Room 112
    Seattle, WA  United States  98195-2700
  • Managing Organizations:

    Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

    Research & Technology Transfer
    2301 Peger Road
    Fairbanks, AK  United States  99709-5399
  • Project Managers:

    Morehouse, Carolyn

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Alaska Fairbanks

    College of Engineering & Mines
    P.O. Box 755960
    Fairbanks, AK  United States  99775-5960

    University of Idaho, Boise

    800 Park Boulevard, Suite 200
    Boise, ID  United States  83712-7742
  • Principal Investigators:

    Belz, Nathan

  • Start Date: 20150325
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180228
  • Actual Completion Date: 20180531

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01661939
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 7 2018 3:11PM