NCHRP Synthesis 356: Pavement Markings--Design and Typical Layout Details
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NCHRP Synthesis 356:
Pavement Markings--Design and Typical Layout Details
(2006)
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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 356: Pavement Markingsâ€"Design and Typical Layout Details identifies variations in pavement marking designs, practices, and policies, as provided by 48 of 50 state departments of transportation, and transportation agencies from the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and four cities.

Topics

  • Transportation — Highways
  • Transportation — Operations and Traffic Management
  • Transportation — Administration and Management
  • Transportation — Pavements

Publication Info

148 pages | 8.5 x 11
Contents

Table of Contents

skim chapter
Front Matter i-ix
Summary 1-2
Background 3-3
Organization 4-4
Turn Lanes 5-12
Lane Lines for Dual Turn Lanes 13-13
Lane Line Extensions Into Intersection for Dual Turn Lanes 14-15
Left-Turn Lane Added Between Through Lanes of Two-Lane Highways 16-18
Crosswalks 19-21
Stop Lines 22-22
Right-Turn Channelizing Islands 23-24
Minimum Length of Passing Zones 25-25
Two-Way Left-Turn Lanes 26-28
Climbing or Passing Lanes 29-30
Lane Reductions 31-31
Painted Medians, Paved Shoulders, and Approaches to Obstructions 32-35
Entrance Ramp Gores 36-38
Exit Ramp Gores 39-42
Miscellaneous Treatments 43-44
Chapter Six - Conclusions and Future Research Needs 45-49
Bibliography 50-52
Glossary 53-53
Appendix A - Figures from Chapter 3B of the 2003 MUTCD that are Referenced in this Synthesis 54-70
Appendix B - Standards from Chapter 3B of the 2003 MUTCD that are Referenced in This Synthesis 71-71
Appendix C - Inventory of information Received from the 54 Agencies that Supplied Information for this Synthesis 72-76
Appendix D - Turn Lanes at intersections 77-86
Appendix E - Lane Lines for Dual Turn Lanes 87-89
Appendix F - Dotted Lines in Turn Lane Tapers 90-92
Appendix G - Left-Turn Lane Added Between the Through Lanes of a Two-Way Highway 93-94
Appendix H - Solid Lane Lines Between Through Lanes on Signalized Approaches 95-96
Appendix I - Crosswalks and Stop Lines 97-103
Appendix J - Minimum Length of Passing Zones 104-105
Appendix K - Minimum Length of No-Passing Zones 106-106
Appendix L - Two-Way Left-Turn Lanes 107-110
Appendix M - Climbing or Passing Lanes 111-113
Appendix N - Lane Reductions 114-116
Appendix O - Channelizing Islands, Painted Medians, Paved Shoulders, and Approaches to Obstructions 117-121
Appendix P - Entrance Ramp Gores 122-128
Appendix Q - Exit Ramp Gores 129-137
Appendix R - Non-MUTCD Items 138-138
Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications 139-139

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