Designing Work Space Access Points to Better Accommodate Large TrucksAbstract:
Large trucks have been significantly over-represented in work zone crashes nationally for the past several years. Many of these crashes involve rear-end collisions. One way to reduce rear-end collision potential with these large trucks is to design the work space access points in a way that allows deceleration out of the high-speed travel lanes into the work space and acceleration from the work space into the high-speed travel lanes. This fact sheet provides information on what can be done to make this happen and what states are doing.
Publication Date: 2020
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Publication Types: Manuals, Policies, Guidelines, and Handbooks, etc.
Topics: Access; Commercial Vehicles; State of the Practice; Temporary Traffic Control; Traffic Control Plans; Work Zone Design; Work Zone Safety