28.2

November, 2014
 
Articles in this Issue: 
Enhanced Delineation & Friction for Horizontal Curves
Childhood Passion, Lifelong Career
Online Winter Maintenance Resources
Minnesota Snow & Ice Control Handbook Updated
New Rules, Resources for ADA Compliance
Grader Paver Wins 2014 Great Ideas Challenge

Online Winter Maintenance Resources

Winter is fast approaching, and while many are preparing to keep warm and shovel immense amounts of snow, others are preparing to re-familiarize with best practices for winter operations. We've put together a collection of online resources for forecasting, plowing, deicing, salt use, and workforce managment. Hyperlinks to these resources can be found at:

http://michiganltap.org/WinterResources

 

Additional links in this issue:

White's Bridge Project

Facebook.com/RebuildWhitesBridge

WhitesBridgeHistoricalSociety.org

Minnesota Snow & Ice Control Handbook

www.mnltap.umn.edu/publications/handbooks/documents/snowice.pdf

Resources for ADA Compliance

fhwa.dot.gov/federal-aidessentials/catmod.cfm?id=107

Resources for horizontal curves:

FHWA website on horizontal curves

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, FHWA, 2009

Low-Cost Treatments for Horizontal Curve Safety, FHWA, 2006

Safety Evaluation of Improved Curve Delineation

AASHTO Highway Safety Manual (Available for purchase from AASHTO)

Crash Modification Factor (CMF) Clearinghouse (search "horizontal curve")

2014 National Acceleration Bridge Construction Conference

www.2014abc.fiu.edu

 

 

Newsletter PDF: 
http://michiganltap.org/sites/ltap/files/publications/bridge/Bridge28-2-web.pdf