Aug 13, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CE 6202:Advanced Highway Design and Traffic Safety

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: CE 4177 or approval of instructor
Providing a safe and efficient transportation system for all users is the primary objective of federal, state, and local transportation agencies throughout the nation. Better highway design practices have been proven to be the most efficient approach to “safer roads”. This advanced highway design and traffic safety class is intended to provide the fundamentals of highway design and operation, human factors and vehicle characteristic and how they interact with the roadway, and highway safety analysis and different statistical techniques employed in the analysis.

  • Design different highway facilities and apply relevant highway design standards
  • Analyze crash and traffic data employing the appropriate statistical techniques
  • Conduct traffic safety studies, identify high-accident locations, and propose crash countermeasure and potential engineering solutions.




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