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The National Academies

NCHRP 20-24(87) [Final]

State DOT Administration of Local Road Safety Aid
[ NCHRP 20-24 (Administration of Highway and Transportation Agencies) ]

  Project Data
Funds: $100,000
Research Agency: ICF International; CH2M-Hill
Principal Investigator: Howard Preston
Effective Date: 4/22/2013
Completion Date: 6/21/2014

The objectives of this research were to (a) describe how DOTs organize themselves to administer programs to enhance safety on local roads and (b) assess the performance of alternative organizational strategies. The research report is intended to inform AASHTO and DOT leadership on issues and options for effective DOT administration of local road safety aid. The research entailed a survey of how state agencies administer local road safety aid, including where responsibility is assigned, support for leadership and authority, technical capability and expertise, and how program performance is assessed and reported. The research team's final report is available for review by clicking here.

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