Design Guide for Addressing Nonrecurrent Congestion

TRB / SHRP2 Program


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.

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


  • Learning
  • Prioritization

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Design Guide for Addressing Nonrecurrent Congestion

Prime Contractor
MRI Global and HDR Engineering, Inc.
Ingrid B. Potts, Douglas W. Harwood, Jessica M. Hutton, et al.
Issue Date
November 25th, 2014
Publication Number
ISBN Number
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