HIGHWAY HAZARDS: WHAT SOME STATES ARE DOING FOR THEM

The article reports on a survey which asked officials of state departments of transportation for their solutions to the problem of hazardous locations on the nation's highways. Responses detailed a variety of approaches. In general, many projects are involved with the effective identification of problem locations, utilizing detailed and often computerized surveillance systems. The results are discussed in terms of the limited availability of funds and establishing priorities for correctional work. Also potentially affecting the budget is the problem of tort liability for highway maintenance. And, most states must deal with hazards caused by narrow, one-lane bridges.

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  • Accession Number: 00195298
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 29 1979 12:00AM