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High Risk Rural Roads 23 U.S.C. § 148 (a)(1) & (f)

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High Risk Rural Roads 23 U.S.C. § 148 (a)(1) & (f)

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  1. High Risk Rural Roads23 U.S.C. §148 (a)(1) & (f) Leslie Wright Local/Tribal Road Safety Program Manager Office of Safety, FHWA

  2. HRRRP: Policy Background • Component of the HSIP • $90 million/year Set-aside after HSIP apportionment to States • Construction and operational improvements on HRRRs

  3. HRRR Definition • Public roadways functionally classified as rural major collectors, rural minorcollectors, and rural local roads • Accident rates for fatalities and incapacitating injuries exceeding the statewide average • Projected increases in traffic volume

  4. HRRR Project Selection continued… • Sample list of rates • # of fatalities/100 million vehicle miles traveled (MVMT) • # of incapacitating injuries/100 million vehicle miles traveled (MVMT) • # of fatalities/centerline miles • # of incapacitating injuries/centerline miles • Other rates determined by the State DOT

  5. HRRR Project Selection continued… • Roadways that are likely to have rates above the statewide average • Growth projection patterns identified • Metropolitan Planning Organizations • NARC and AMPO • City/County Planning Organizations • Growth Management Organizations

  6. Other HRRRP Related Policy “Special Rule: A State may use funds apportioned to the State pursuant to this subsection for any project under this section if the State certifies to the Secretary that the State has met all of State needs for construction and operational improvements on high risk rural roads.” Rare cases where States do not have any or very few roads eligible for the program

  7. Conclusion • HRRR Program is a State DOT administered program • Component of the Highway Safety Improvement Program Thank you for your attention