As SafetyEdge℠ implementations across the nation advance, success stories of cost- and time-effectiveness shared with agencies considering the treatment can help address challenges or issues. The articles below capture the real-world process of implementing SafetyEdge℠ and improving safety.
Doubling Down on Safety Innovations. This article features the innovative technologies and processes, including SafetyEdge℠ , that have been advanced under FHWA's "Every Day Counts (EDC" initiative to improve transportation safety within the United States.
The SafetyEdge℠ Difference – [HTML]. This article was published in the January 2016 issue of Asphalt Contractor magazine and discusses how SafetyEdge℠ is making roadways safer with regards to pavement edge drop-offs.
NCAT Evaluates SafetyEdge℠ at Pavement Test Track – [PDF]. This article was published in the January/February 2014 issue of Asphalt Pavement Magazine regarding NCAT's research on improving construction and implementation of SafetyEdge℠ .
Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Articles:
Invest in the SafetyEdge℠ to Reduce Crashes on Rural Roads and Increase Pavement Life (downloadable file). This article appeared in University of Florida Transportation Institute's Technology Transfer Quarterly (Volume 26, Number 3, August 2011) and is intended as an outreach to local agencies in Florida to invest in and adopt SafetyEdge℠ .
The following presentations are available from FHWA upon request for use at open house or other events.
SafetyEdge℠ Executive Summary. This 15-minute presentation is useful as an introduction for decision-makers on the SafetyEdge℠ solution.
SafetyEdge℠ Open House Presentation. This presentation 60-minute presentation for practitioners introduces the SafetyEdge℠ , covers benefits and costs, delves into the safety issues and effectiveness studies, provides design and construction considerations, shows example implementation sites, and findings from field reviews.
SafetyEdge℠ Top 10 Construction Questions. This presentation includes a Top 10 list of construction questions and answers.