Design Guide for Addressing Nonrecurrent Congestion

TRB / SHRP2 Program

Issue Date: 2014-11-25

Overview: This document classifies highway design treatments that may be used to reduce nonrecurrent congestion and improve the reliability of urban and rural freeways.

This product is accompanied by a report titled Identification and Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Highway Design Features to Reduce Nonrecurrent Congestion and an Analysis Tool for Design Treatments to Address Nonrecurrent Congestion.

Publication Number: S2-L07-RR-2

ISBN Number: 978-0-309-27369-5

Source Organization Location: Washington, DC

Operations Area of Practice: Roadway Geometric Design, Life Cycle Asset Management, Risk Management, Cost / Benefit Analysis, Economic and Investment Analysis Tools, Planning for Operations, Hazard Identification

Organizational Capability Element: Programming/Budget/Funding, Project Development, Scoping, Economic Analysis of Reliability/Costs and Benefits, Roadway Geometric Design

Content Type: Informational Product

Role in Organization: Engineer, Manager / First Line Supervisor, Principal Engineer, Researcher/Academic, Senior Engineer, Senior Manager, Transportation Planner

Publishing Organization: SHRP2 Program

Objective: Learning, Prioritization

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Design Guide for Addressing Nonrecurrent Congestion