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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