Effort expended in eliminating highway hazards are briefly described, and it is pointed out that it is only through further active effort of the various state, local and private agencies that better highway safety could be achieved. Congress has emplasized 6 roadway safety programs in the Highway Safety Act of 1973: elimination of roadside obstacles, railroad grade crossing protection, improvement at high hazard accident locations, hazardous bridge reconstruction, a pavement marking program, and safer roads demonstration program for roads not on the Federal and highway system. Obligations for the six special emphasis programs totaled $27.7 million through the first 3 months of fiscal year 1975.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper was published as part of the Report of the Research Committee Meeting held in Denver, Colorado, August 6-8, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

    1146 19th Street, NW, Suite 800
    Washington, DC  United States  20036-3725
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  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Accession Number: 00152999
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM