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Report to Congress on Pavement Marking Demonstration Project: Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, Section 1907

Project Information

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Project Status: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
End Date: 
Friday, December 30, 2011
FHWA Topics: 
Safety--Visibility and Retroflectivity
TRT Terms: 
Road Markings; Edge Lines; Environmental Impacts; Contract Administration; Safety; Research
FHWA Discipline: 
TRB Subject Area: 
Environment, Materials, Safety and Human Factors

Contact Information

First Name: 
Last Name: 
(202) 493-3366
Email Address: 
Roadway Team
Office of Safety Research and Development
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Project Details

Project Description: 

This research project will evaluate the durability and cost effectiveness of alternative pavement marking materials, the impact of wider edge lines on driver performance and safety, and the environmental impact of alternative pavement marking materials. The plan is to submit the report to the U.S. Congress by June 2009, and conduct additional field data collection and analysis through 2010.


Deliverable Name: 
Report to the U.S. Congress (June 2009).
Deliverable Type: 
Research report or guidelines
Deliverable Description: 
A report to the U.S. Congress on the results of the demonstration projects.
Deliverable Name: 
Final Report
Deliverable Type: 
Research report or guidelines
Deliverable Description: 
A final research report on the conduct of the pavement marking demonstration projects and findings.