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This study compares the performance of left-turn phasing to provide quantifiable benefits of one phasing over another. From the analysis, guidelines are developed for determining the type of left-turn phasing based on left-turn volume, opposing through volume and lane geometry.

 

North Dakota has more than 102,000 miles of rural roads. Approximately half of these roads are paved and the rest are gravel or dirt. Due to limitations in funding and shifts in traffic patterns, counties and townships are forced to make difficult decisions regarding the maintenance of their roads. Some...

 

This paper presents a prototype safety improvement program (SIP), which was developed specifically for unpaved roads. The combination of high mileage, low traffic volume, and limited budgets make it difficult for local agencies to adopt traditional safety improvement programs. The SIP for unpaved roads...

 
Gravel Shortage Options (Dec 1996, MPC-96-65)

Some North Dakota counties are facing a shortage in quality gravel. Other counties may experience the same problem in the near future. Gravel pits in the state are scarce and counties consume substantial amounts of gravel for a large portion of their roads. Obtaining gravel from distant sources leaves...

 

This paper examines the effectiveness of applying chip seal friction courses in reducing accidents on low volume, rural roads. Chip sealing data from District 3 of the Utah Department of Transportation were used to examine accident rates before and after applying chip seal. Although accident rates generally...

 

In this research, criteria were developed for designating and evaluating scenic loop tours based on roadway conditions, scenic beauty, number of local communities, population, and anchor attractions. Two existing scenic loop tours in Wyoming -- the Cheyenne and Oregon Trail Loop Tour and the Bighorns...

 

This report covers the first year of a two-year study of unpaved roads. Maintenance and reconstruction models of unpaved roads are reviewed. These models are based upon empirical and mechanistic methods, and they have the objective of evaluating deterioration, roughness propagation parameters, scraping...

 

This report reviews the state-of-the-practice in low-volume road pavement design. The factors which dictate pavement design are discussed in terms of construction materials, environment, and traffic. Eight different design procedures are presented and discussed. These include the 1972 and 1986 AASHTO...

 
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