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State Policies and Procedures on Use of the Highway Safety Manual

Appendix

Highway Safety Manual Tools

The section "Sample Language" of this document referenced several Highway Safety Manual (HSM) tools. The following list identifies these tools and provides links to obtain more information about these tools and their uses.

Table 1. Highway Safety Manual tools.
Tool
AASHTOWare Safety Analyst
Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM)
Interchange Safety Analysis Tool enhanced (ISATe)
Highway Safety Manual spreadsheets
Crash Modification Factor Clearinghouse

Source Information and Links

The section "Sample Language" of this document listed specific State Departments of Transportation documents as sources accompanying a noteworthy example. The following list identifies the sources of information used in this informational report. A source may be shown in more than one category.

Planning and Programming

Long-Term Transportation Planning

State: Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)
Resource: Access Ohio 2040

Near-term Transportation Planning and Programming

State: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Resource: Safer Roads Index

State: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD)
Resource: Highway Safety Manual Project Applications fact sheet

State: Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
Resource: Smart Scale and Expected Roadway Project Crash Reductions for HB2 Safety Factor Evaluation

Engineering and Design

Preliminary Engineering—Project-Level Traffic Impact Analyses

State: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Resource: Design Manual. M 22 01.12, Chapter 320

Preliminary Engineering—Access Justification Reports

State: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
Resource: Interchange Access Request User’s Guide

State: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Resource: Revised Interstate Access Approval

State: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Resource: Design Manual. M 22 01.12, Chapter 550

Design Process

State: Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
Resource: Design Policy Manual Revision 4.10

State: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
Resource: District Highway Safety Guidance Manual. Publication PUB 638 (12-14)

State: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Resource: Design Manual. M 22 01.12, Chapter 321

Design Exceptions

State: Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)
Resource: Design Exception Process

State: Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)
Resource: Design Controls and Exceptions

State: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
Resource: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Design Manual. Publication 10X (DM-1X). Appendix P Design Exceptions

Operations and Maintenance

Traffic Operations—Intersection Control Evaluation

State: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Resource: Design Manual. M 22 01.12, Chapter 1300

State: Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT)
Resource: 2015 Traffic Design Manual

Traffic Operations—Traffic Impact Analyses

State: New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)
Resource: Traffic Impact Study for Department of Transportation (DOT) Projects

Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation Projects

State: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD)
Resource: Guidance for Safety Improvements for Preservation/rehabilitation/replacement (PRR) Projects

Roadway Safety Management Process

State: Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT)
Resource: Highway Safety Improvement Program Manual

State: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Resource: Highway Safety Improvement Program

State: Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)
Resource: Highway Safety Improvement Program Local Project Selection Guidance

State: New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT)
Resource: Highway Safety Improvement Program: Manual and Guidance

State: Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)
Resource: Planning, Implementation, and Program Effectiveness of Rhode Island’s Highway Safety Improvement Program—Fiscal Year 2013

State: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Resource: Design Manual. M 22 01.12, Chapter 321

Additional Sources

Additional documents referencing the HSM were discovered in the research for this informational report and may provide valuable information for the development of guidance, procedure, or policy language for agencies.

Highway Safety Manual User Guides

State: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
Resource: 2015 FDOT Highway Safety Manual User Guide

State: Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
Resource: Applying the HSM to Georgia

State: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Resource: American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Highway Safety Manual Illinois User Guide

State: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD)
Resource: Highway Safety Manual Project Applications

State: Nevada Department of Transportation (NVDOT)
Resource: Nevada Project Safety Process

Strategic Highway Safety Plans

State: Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR)
Resource: Nebraska Strategic Highway Safety Plan

State: South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT)
Resource: South Dakota Strategic Highway Safety Plan

State: Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
Resource: Virginia 2012—2016 Strategic Highway Safety Plan

Systemic Safety Guidelines

State: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Resource: Illinois Systemic Safety Improvements Analysis, Guidelines and Procedures

Analysis Procedure Manual

State: Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)
Resource: Analysis Procedure Manual Version 2

Design Exception

State: South Dakota Depart of Transportation (SDDOT)
Resource: South Dakota Design Process

Practical Design

State: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Resource: Practical Planning and Design Leads to Low-Cost Transportation Solutions

Design Manual—Points of Access

State: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
Resource: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Design Manual. Publication 10X (DM-1X). Appendix Q Points of Access

Design Manual—Roadside Safety

State: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Resource: Design Manual. M 22 01.12, Chapter 1600

Design Manual—Roundabouts

State: Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WIDOT)
Resource: Wisconsin fd-11-26

Intersection Decision Guide

State: Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)
Resource: Indiana Intersection Decision Guide

Local Road Safety Manual

State: California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Resource: Local Roadway Safety Manual

Traffic Operations Manual

State: North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT)
Resource: NDDOT Traffic Operations Manual

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