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Accession Number PB2012-114860
Title Integrating the HSM into the Highway Project Development Process.
Publication Date 2011
Media Count 38p
Personal Author E. A. Wemple I. Van Schalkwyk T. R. Neuman
Abstract This guide provides examples of opportunities for integrating the AASHTO Highway Safety Manual into the project development process. This includes integrating methods from the Highway Safety Manual into planning, alternatives development and analysis, design, operations, and maintenance. The guide provides a description of each of these steps in the project development process, and then provides a discussion of the methods from the Highway Safety Manual, and in some cases other resources, that support these steps. The application of safety analysis tools such as the Integrated Highway Safety Design Model, SafetyAnalyst, the CMF Clearinghouse, and example spreadsheet tools are discussed. Resources from FHWA and NCHRP are also presented. The purpose of this guide is to provide the practitioners with examples and ideas for integrating safety performance measures into the project development process.
Keywords Design
Highway safety
Performance measures
Safety analysis

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 88E - Reference Materials
85D - Transportation Safety
85H - Road Transportation
Corporate Author Cambridge Systematics, Inc., MA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number N/A

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