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Scale and Scope of Safety Assessment Methods in the Project Development Process

LONG DESCRIPTION: PROBLEM OVERVIEW, SECTION A-4.3

Safety Assessment Method: SPF with CMF Adjustment

Project Phase: Preliminary & Final Design

Project Type: 4R

Related Task: Design Exception

Calculation Method: Hand Calculated (Tool based example included in Problem 4.3)

Comments: This example problem demonstrates how to evaluate the effect a design decision can have on the estimated number of crashes for a rural two-lane, two-way highway horizontal curve re-alignment project.

Level of Analysis: Intermediate

Note: See table 3 for a full definition of Project Type designations.

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