Guidelines for Cost-Effective Safety Treatments of Roadside Ditches

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 17:30

Run-off-road traffic crashes account for almost one-third of the deaths and serious injuries each year on U.S. highways. The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Web-Only Document 296: Guidelines for Cost-Effective Safety Treatments of Roadside Ditches provides new proposed design guidance for the configuration of ditches adjacent to the roadway. The document is online at https://www.nap.edu/catalog/26127