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Research – Pavement Markings

Synthesis of Pavement Marking Research

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Table of Contents

[ Notice and Quality Assurance Statement ] [ Technical Report Documentation Page ] [ SI* (Modern Metric) Conversion Factors ] [ List of Abbreviations and Symbols ]

Chapter 1: Introduction
   Background
   Purpose of this Report
   Organization of this Report
   Report Summary
Chapter 2. MUTCD Warrants
Chapter 3. Pavement Marking Width
   Operational Performance
   Visibility
   Safety
Chapter 4: Dry Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity
   Operational Performance
   Visibility
   Safety
   Test Methods and Specifications
Chapter 5: Wet Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity
   Operational Performance
   Visibility
   Durability
   Test Methods and Specifications
Chapter 6: Combined Impacts of Markers
Chapter 7. Pavement Marking Selection Tools
Chapter 8. Future of Pavement Markings
Chapter 9. Other Topics of Interest
References

List of Figures

Figure 1. Graph. Pavement marking detection distance as a function of retroreflectivity

Figure 2. Bar chart. Comparison of visibility by delineation type

Figure 3. Screenshot. Results screen



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FHWA Office of Safety
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