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Effectiveness of Active Speed Controls in Highway Work Zones. Final Performance Report.


PB2005105192

Publication Date 2004
Personal Author Ghorpade, B. S.; Zech, W. C.
Page Count 42
Abstract The objective of this project was to evaluate the effectiveness of two interventions on the reduction of travel speeds in highway work zones: (I) Rumble Strips, and (II) Variable Message Signs (VMSs).
Keywords
  • Construction site traffic control
  • Traffic control devices
  • Speed control
  • Warning systems
  • Highway safety
  • Accident reduction
  • Injury reduction
  • Fatalities
  • Performance evaluation
  • Effectiveness
  • Rumble strips
  • Variable message signs
  • Intervention
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Corporate Authors State Univ. of New York at Buffalo.; New York State Dept. of Transportation, Albany.
Supplemental Notes Sponsored by New York State Dept. of Transportation, Albany.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 200517
Effectiveness of Active Speed Controls in Highway Work Zones. Final Performance Report.
Effectiveness of Active Speed Controls in Highway Work Zones. Final Performance Report.
PB2005105192

  • Construction site traffic control
  • Traffic control devices
  • Speed control
  • Warning systems
  • Highway safety
  • Accident reduction
  • Injury reduction
  • Fatalities
  • Performance evaluation
  • Effectiveness
  • Rumble strips
  • Variable message signs
  • Intervention
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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