Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)

This user’s manual contains guidance to State and local agencies for developing and implementing a highway safety improvement program which best suits their capabilities and needs. The manual should be beneficial to State and local highway engineers and other professionals involved in the highway safety improvement program. The objectives of this manual are to describe how to: 1. Implement a highway safety improvement program which complies with Federal-Aid Highway Program Manual 8-2-3 and which contains the following components and processes: Planning (collect and maintain data, identify hazardous locations and elements, conduct engineering studies and establish project priorities); Implementation (schedule and implement projects); and Evaluation (determine the effect of safety improvements). 2. Select the most appropriate procedures based on an agency’s particular goals, objectives, resources, and highway system. 3. Utilize current information concerning reporting requirements, funding sources, and practices of other highway agencies.

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    Goodell-Grivas, Incorporated


    Federal Highway Administration

    Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, 6300 Georgetown Pike
    McLean, VA  United States  22101
  • Publication Date: 1981-12


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Glossary; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 268p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01710374
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-TS-81-218
  • Created Date: Jun 18 2019 8:58AM