NCHRP SYNTHESIS REPORT: Responses to Extreme Weather Impacts: Practices in the U.S. Transportation Sector

The National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 454, "Response to Extreme Weather Impacts on Transportation Systems," identifies lessons learned from eight state-level responses to extreme weather events that affected transportation operations and infrastructure. The report examines related practices and outlines ways to share knowledge and to collect and analyze data for decision support. This article summarizes the financial impacts of the eight described extreme weather events, the federal reimbursement process, the role of the incident command system, and data management practices.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 22-26
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 301
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01594577
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 24 2016 4:42PM