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FHWA Office of Safety logo: Safe Roads for a Safer Future: Investment in roadway safety saves lives.

A Publication of the Federal Highway Administration Office of Safety

Winter 2019: Volume 14 Issue 1

By the Numbers: States' Investments in Highway Safety - Long Description

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First point is $4.5 billion funds obligated, leading to 4,700 highway safety improvement projects, 39 percent on rural roads.

Second point is $199 million invested in roundabouts, resulting in 147 roundabout projects.

Third point is 42 percent of HSIP funds (on average) obligated to systemic safety improvements.

Fourth point is HSIP Emphasis Areas: 37 percent roadway departure, 30 percent intersections, 9 percent lane departure, 5 percent pedestrians, 3 percent data, and 16 percent other or unknown.

Fifth point is 21 States administer pedestrian safety programs via their HSIP.

Last point is Benefits / Costs Scale: 8.64 to 4.76 as the FHWA estimated rate of project benefit to cost ratios.

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