TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 790: Factors Contributing to Median Encroachments and Cross-Median Crashes investigates the factors that contribute to median-related crashes and identifies design treatments and countermeasures that can be applied to improve median safety on divided highways.
Table of Contents
|Section 1 - Introduction||4-5|
|Section 2 - Review of Median Safety Studies||6-22|
|Section 3 - Survey Results||23-36|
|Section 4 - Interdisciplinary Field Reviews||37-55|
|Section 5 - Crash Data Analyses to Investigate Contributing Factors||56-62|
|Section 6 - Guidelines for Geometric Design and Countermeasure Implementation to Reduce Median-Related Crashes||63-64|
|Section 7 - Conclusions and Recommendations||65-66|
|Appendixes A through C||71-71|
|Appendix D - Guidelines for Reducing the Frequency and Severity of Median-Related Crashes on Divided Highways||72-84|
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