Many methods used in highway maintenance plans are complex, and many agencies exclude work zone user cost components, such as vehicle operating costs, delay costs and crash costs when making project … [Read more...] about Cost-Benefit Highway Pavement Maintenance
Benefit Cost Analysis
The purpose of this research was to determine the safety, motorist opinion, and cost-effectiveness of pavement marking materials used by the Virginia Department of Transportation and to develop … [Read more...] about Determining the Effectiveness of Pavement Marking Materials
The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether or not the costs associated with the application of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology for temporary Construction Zone Traffic … [Read more...] about A Benefit-Cost Analysis for the Use of Intelligent Transportation Systems Technology for Temporary Construction Zone Traffic Management on the I-496 Reconstruction in Lansing, Michigan
Road projects are designed to ease traffic congestion by widening or otherwise expanding the capacity of existing roads. But ironically, the construction projects themselves can create significant … [Read more...] about Road Work Ahead: Is Construction Worth the Wait?
This work was initiated to assess the viability of removable rumble strips as replacements for asphalt rumble strips, particularly in short term highway work zones. The two rumble strips tested were … [Read more...] about Guidelines for the Application of Removable Rumble Strips
Smart work zones (SWZs) are being deployed around the United States as a way to inform drivers dynamically about traffic conditions within a work zone. SWZs use sensors to detect traffic flow … [Read more...] about Assessing the Benefits of Smart Work Zone Systems