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Low-Cost Roadway Safety Improvements
February 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
CUTR at USF
3808 Alumni Drive
Tampa, FL 33620
This workshop shows participants ways to identify road safety issues, implement low-cost safety countermeasures, and reduce fatalities and injuries caused by road departures, collisions with fixed objects, and collision at intersections. The workshop also addresses measures to improve roadway and intersection safety for all road users, and provides examples of low-cost maintenance and safety improvements on roads.
The workshop stresses the importance of road safety, and illustrates how it can be integrated into local transportation construction, operations, and maintenance. Through practical exercises and facilitator-led discussions, the emphasis is on operations and maintenance to reflect the predominant, day-to-day responsibilities of local transportation agencies. The benefits of safety initiatives are shown.
- Signage, Striping, and High Friction Surfacing
- Rumble Strips, Crown/Drainage, Super Elevation, Bridge Drainage/Signage, Vegetation Control, and Sight Lines
- Clear Zone, Slopes, and Hazards in the Clear Zone
- Road Safety Audits, Safety Circuit Rider, and the MUTCD
- Low-Cost Solutions for Curves
Todd Morrison, P.E., is a Technology Transfer Engineer with the Kentucky Local Technical Assistance Program, at the University of Kentucky. He retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet after serving in the Divisions of Construction, Maintenance and Traffic. At the Cabinet, he worked with environmental, work zone, pavement, construction and maintenance concerns as an Environmental Coordinator, Maintenance/Traffic Engineer, Resident/ Construction Engineer, Area Engineer, and as a Branch Manager for Operations. Recently he served for two years as Kentucky’s Safety Circuit Rider helping local agencies identify low cost improvements to reduce crashes.
This in-classroom training is being provided at no cost to and will award 6.0 PDHs upon completion. There will be a one-hour break for lunch, however meals will not be provided. Space for this workshop is limited, & local agencies are being given first priority!