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PDF 18
Temporary Traffic Control Handbook
SUDAS, Jan 2016

Subject(s): Work zones
Description: Temporary Traffic Control Handbook, 2016
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PDF 16
Unsignalized Intersection Improvement Guide
ITE, Nov 2015

Subject(s): Engineering, Low volume roads, Traffic engineering
Description: This Unsignalized Intersection Improvement Guide (UIIG) has been developed to assist practitioners at such agencies in selecting design, operational, maintenance, enforcement, and other types of treatments to improve safety, mobility, and accessibility at unsignalized intersections.
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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 14
Snow Removal at Extreme Temperatures
Clear Roads, Mar 2013

Subject(s): Snow and ice control
Sponsor Code: Project 99085/CR11-0
Description: This resource addresses snow and ice removal at temperatures below 10 degrees Fahrenheit.
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PDF 15
Low-Cost Solutions and Ideas
National LTAP, Feb 2013

Subject(s): Equipment, Management
Description: Throughout the United States there are competitions related to innovative ideas to solve everyday local agency problems. The document at this link is a summary of some National LTAP “Build a Better Mousetrap” entries, including similar information for an LTAP Region 7 “You Show Us” competition and the district winners from the 2012 Missouri DOT Innovation Challenge.
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PDF 10
Pocket Guide to Transportation
US DOT RITA, Jan 2013

Subject(s): Metrics, Statistics
Description: The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the US DOT's Research and Innovative Technology Administration produces the Pocket Guide to Transportation as a compact resource that provides snapshots of data on the U.S. transportation system and highlights major transportation trends
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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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PDF 12
Potential for Natural Brine for Anti-Icing and De-Icing
New York DOT, Sep 2012

Subject(s): Environment, Snow and ice control, Weather
Sponsor Code: 55505-09-01
Description: This project focused on the feasibility of the use of natural brine for anti-icing and pre-wetting in Onondaga County, Syracuse, New York.
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PDF 13
Timber Abutment Piling and Back Wall Rehabilitation and Repair
Iowa DOT, Sep 2012

Subject(s): Bridges, Low volume roads
Sponsor Code: IHRB Project TR-616
Description: Several Iowa counties have implemented various techniques to strengthen/repair damaged timber abutments and piers in bridges on low-volume roads (LVRs). However, there is minimal data documenting the effectiveness of these techniques. To address the research needs, current maintenance and rehabilitation methods were evaluated and test in the field and laboratory.
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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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PDF 5
Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach
ITE, Mar 2010

Subject(s): Bicycles, Environment, Pedestrians
Description: This report has been developed in response to widespread interest for improving both mobility choices and community character through a commitment to creating and enhancing walkable communities.
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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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PDF 1
Local Road Surfacing Criteria, Technical Brief
South Dakota DOT, Jun 2004

Subject(s): Low volume roads, Specifications
Sponsor Code: Study SD2002-10
Description: On a daily basis, local road agencies in South Dakota are faced with the challenge of determining when it is most economical to maintain, upgrade, or downgrade a road’s existing surface. In order to assist decision makers, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) initiated a research study in 2002 to investigate surfacing criteria for low-volume roads (LVR).
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PDF 2
Local Road Surfacing Criteria, Final Report
South Dakota DOT, Jun 2004

Subject(s): Low volume roads
Sponsor Code: Study SD2002-10
Description: On a daily basis, local road agencies in South Dakota are faced with the challenge of determining when it is most economical to maintain, upgrade, or downgrade a road’s existing surface. In order to assist decision makers, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) initiated a research study in 2002 to investigate surfacing criteria for low-volume roads (LVR).
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PDF 3
Local Road Surfacing Criteria, Automated Software User's Guide
South Dakota DOT, Jun 2004

Subject(s): Low volume roads, Specifications
Sponsor Code: Study SD2002-10
Description: On a daily basis, local road agencies in South Dakota are faced with the challenge of determining when it is most economical to maintain, upgrade, or downgrade a road’s existing surface. In order to assist decision makers, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) initiated a research study in 2002 to investigate surfacing criteria for low-volume roads (LVR).
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PDF 4
Implementing Bicycle Improvements at the Local Level
FHWA, Jan 1998

Subject(s): Bicycles, Trails/pathways
Sponsor Code: FHWA-98-105
Description: the purpose of this document is to provide detailed information on how to implement some of the most useful and popular methods of considering bicyclists in long-range transportation plans at the local level.
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