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ELCSI-PFS 2011 TAC Meeting Agenda

FHWA Evaluations of Low Cost Safety Improvements Pooled Fund Study Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda

April 20–21, 2011

DAY 1: Wednesday, April 20

Morning Session  8:30 AM

  • Welcome and Introduction – Ray Krammes
  • Review of Study Objectives and Mission – Kim Eccles
  • Phase III (Part 1)
    • Overview of Study Designs – Craig Lyon
    • Update on Strategies – Jon Soika
    • Selection of Reference Sites – Daniel Carter
  • NCHRP 17‐35 Evaluation of Safety Strategies at Signalized Intersections – Kim Eccles
  • Crash Modification Factors Resources – Karen Yunk and Frank Gross
  • North Carolina SafetyEdge – Shawn Troy

12:00 – 1:00        Lunch

Afternoon Session – 1:00 PM

  • Phase III (Part 2): State’s Experiences with Prospective Installations
    • Use of Audible and Vibratory Pavement Markings in Florida – Joseph Santos
    • Implementing Low Cost Treatments in Iowa – Jeremey Vortherms
    • Surface Friction Treatments in Kansas – Steven Buckley
    • Obstacles and Challenges to Implementing New Strategies in Kentucky – Tracey Lovell
    • Targeting Horizontal Curves in Virginia – Stephen Read
  • Next Steps for Phase III – Kim Eccles
  • Phase V Progress
    • Overview – Jon Soika and Kim Eccles
    • Experiences of Participating States to Date
      • Median Barrier in Combination with Rumble Strips in Illinois – Roseanne Nance
      • System‐wide Use of Rumble StripEs and Rumble Strips in Missouri – Jon Nelson
      • Edgeline and Centerline Rumble Strips – Christopher Speese
      • Statewide Intersection Improvements – Joey Riddle
      • Intersection Improvements and Other Efforts in Wisconsin – John Bridwell

DAY 2: Thursday, April 21 – 8:30 AM

  • Future Direction of Study
    • Pavement Safety Performance Studies – Roya Amjadi
    • Friction Study Update – Mike Moravec
  • Related Research and Application to States
    • Aggregate Laboratory Friction Testing – Dan Sajedi, Chief, MD, State Highway Administration Office of Material Technology
    • Surface Aggregate Effects on Friction, Texture, & Abrasion – Richard Meininger, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
    • Case Study of Crash Risk versus Friction – Jim Sherwood, FHWA
    • Highways for LIFE – Julie Zirlin, FHWA Highways for LIFE Program
  • Balloting – Roya Amjadi
  • Related FHWA Products, Recently Released and Upcoming
    • Intersection Countermeasures and Resources – Kim Eccles
    • Roadway Safety Data Partnership – Heather Rothenberg
    • Crash Data Improvement Program – Bob Pollack
    • Model Inventory Roadway Elements (MIRE) Pilot Agency Effort – Nancy Lefler
  • State Roundtable

Adjourn – 12:00 PM

Last updated: Monday, December 2, 2019