NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY ENGINEERS ACTION GUIDE SERIES, VOLUME X: SPOT SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING ROADWAY LIGHTING

This manual which is designed to help local officals to inventory hazard spots and to eliminate hazards, will also help officials in their relations with their constituents by making roads and streets safer. Road lighting as an aid to safety is also discussed. Sight distance, restrictive widths, railroad crossings and other potential hazards are covered, and the implementation of spot improvements is discussed in relation to accident locations, traffic volume, geometric standards for local roads, comparison of costs of alternate methods of correction, setting priorities and public support. Roadway lighting warrants and design are also covered. Appendices provide information on federal actions related to spot improvements, authority for actions outside right-of-way, and warrant for lighting an intersection.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Research performed in accordance with a contract from DOT, Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Association of County Engineers

    Linn County Courthouse
    Cedar Rapids, IA  USA  52401

    National Association of Counties Res Foundation

    308 Jacolyn Drive, NW
    Cedar Rapids, IA  USA  32405
  • Authors:
    • Epps, G
  • Publication Date: 1972-7

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 47 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00172472
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-7709
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM