Tag: Intersections

Selecting the Appropriate Intersection Control

By Kevin Kuhlow Studies by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration indicate that of all the traffic accidents that occur in the United States in a given year, fully half occur at intersections. And, on average, those intersection crashes account for 25 percent of all U.S. traffic fatalities. About the Expert: Kevin Kuhlow,… Read More »

Traffic Safety Strategies, New Guidance Lead to Positive Impact

By Andy Rowell, PE, PTOE Imagine your community having zero serious injuries or fatalities from traffic crashes. A lofty goal, indeed, but communities can implement strategies and new federal guidelines to help reach that goal. New Traffic Safety Guidance The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently published the new National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS). This document… Read More »

Innovative Intersections Make Roads Safer

By Kevin Kuhlow, PE, and Alexander Cowan, PE, PTOE Most drivers have either been involved with or have witnessed a scary crash or near miss at an intersection. About the Expert: Kevin Kuhlow, PE, manages transportation services in our Madison, Wisconsin, office. He has been involved with developing hundreds of innovative intersections and roundabouts throughout… Read More »