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Accession Number PB2013-109396
Title Applying the Work Zone Safety and Mobility Rule to Design-Build Projects. Two Case Studies.
Publication Date Mar 2013
Media Count 64p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The Work Zone Safety and Mobility Rule (the Rule), published in 2004, aims to bring about greater consideration and understanding of work zone impacts throughout project development; minimization of those impacts where possible through scheduling, coordination, design, and staging decisions; and better management of remaining impacts during construction. While the principles advocated by the Rule apply to design-build projects, they may need to be applied somewhat differently to address the differences in process between design-build and traditional design-bid-build processes. This case study report describes how the good work zone planning, design, and management principles of the Rule were applied to two design-build projects, the US 285 Design-Build Project in Colorado and the I-85 Corridor Improvement Project in North Carolina, and how application of these principles differed from traditional design-bid-build projects. Lessons learned from the two case studies and other research will be used to identify tips, guidance, and other resources that may be helpful to agencies and design-builders to facilitate application of the principles of the Rule to design-build projects.
Keywords Case studies
Construction site traffic control
Coordination
Highway design
Mobility
Project development
Regulations
Scheduling
Traffic safety
Transportation planning
Work zone


 
Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 85D - Transportation Safety
85H - Road Transportation
50A - Highway Engineering
43G - Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
Corporate Author Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. Office of Operations.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1321
Contract Number N/A

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