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PDF 17
Gravel Roads Construction and Maintenance
FHWA, Aug 2015

Subject(s): Aggregate/earth roads, Drainage, Dust, Grading, Low volume roads
Description: This manual is mainly designed for the benefit of local agency officials, managers, and grader operators who are responsible for designing and maintaining gravel surfaced roads. The information provided in this manual is as nontechnical as possible without sacrificing clear guidelines and instructions on how to perform the operation well.
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PDF 8
Safe Roads for a Safer Future: A Joint Safety Strategic Plan
FHWA, Dec 2012

Subject(s): Highway safety, Traffic engineering
Sponsor Code: FHWA-SA-12-023
Description: This document communicates the shared safety vision and mission and identifies high-level strategic goals that will guide decisions on priorities and resources to accomplish the mission of the FHWA's Safety Strategic Plan.
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PDF 9
A Systemic Approach to Safety: Using Risk to Drive Action
FHWA, Dec 2012

Subject(s): Accidents, Highway safety, Traffic engineering
Sponsor Code: FHWA-SA-12-025
Description: This document provides an overview of the systemic approach to safety, which involves widely implemented improvements based on high-risk roadway features correlated with specific severe crash types.
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URL 7
Federal-aid Essentials for Local Public Agencies: Right-of-Way Project Development
FHWA, Aug 2012

Subject(s): Right of way
Description: This brief video outlines Federal and State regulations governing right-of-way acquisitions for transportation projects.
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URL 3
Federal-aid Essentials for Local Public Agencies: Intro. to Right-of-Way Reqs. and the Uniform Act
FHWA, Aug 2012

Subject(s): Right of way
Description: This brief video introduces Federal and State right-of-way requirements and the Uniform Act.
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PDF 11
Best Practices for Road Weather Management, Version 3.0
FHWA, Jun 2012

Subject(s): Management, Snow and ice control, Weather
Sponsor Code: FHWA-HOP-12-046
Description: This report contains 27 case studies of systems in 22 states that improve roadway operations under inclement weather conditions. Each case study includes a general description of the system, system components, operational procedures, outcomes, implementation issues, as well as contact information and references.
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URL 9
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, 2009 Edition
FHWA, May 2012

Subject(s): Markings, Signals, Signs, Traffic engineering
Description: The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, or MUTCD defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public traffic. A downloadable PDF version of the guide is available from the MUTCD website.
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PDF 7
Maintenance of Signs and Sign Supports: A Guide for Local Highway and Street Maintenance Personnel
FHWA, Jan 2010

Subject(s): Highway safety, Low volume roads, Signs
Sponsor Code: FHWA-SA-09-025
Description: This guide is intended to help local agency maintenance workers ensure their signs are maintained and that they communicate the rules, warnings, guidance, and other highway agency information that drivers need to safely and efficiently navigate roads and streets.
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PDF 6
Maintenance of Drainage Features for Safety: A Guide for Local Street and Highway Maint. Personnel
FHWA, Jul 2009

Subject(s): Drainage, Erosion, Job safety, Roadways
Sponsor Code: FHWA-SA-09-024
Description: This guide is intended to help local road agency maintenance workers understand the importance of maintaining and upgrading drainage features on their road system to avoid an unsafe condition.
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URL 5
Traffic Signal Timing Manual
FHWA, Jun 2008

Subject(s): Signals, Traffic engineering
Sponsor Code: FHWA-HOP-08-024
Description: This report serves as a comprehensive guide to traffic signal timing and documents the tasks completed in association with its development. The focus of this document is on traffic signal control principles, practices, and procedures.
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