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RP 208
This page contains information about research projects that are currently underway. Monthly reports are in PDF format.

  • Project Description:
  • This project will develop an acceptable definition for rural congestion, and data collection methods for identifying rural congestion. ITD will use the results of this project to implement the data collection plan, which will assist with planning and programming improvements to rural highway segments statewide, addressing safety and mobility issues.
  • The objectives of this project are:
  1. Conduct literature search.
  2. Interview ITD representatives and staff from neighboring state DOTs.
  3. Define and quantify congestion on rural roads, including subcategories related to terrain, locality, roadway standards, and the percentage of heavy vehicles.
  4. Develop a data collection plan to support the identification of rural congestion which will include the frequency of the data collection.
  • Estimated Completion Date: October 1, 2011
  • Budget: $34,884.00
  • Project Managers: Bob Koeberlein (208) 334-8487  Robert.Koeberlein@itd.idaho.gov
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Mandar Khanal, Boise State University, (208) 426-1430  mkhanal@boisestate.edu
  • Monthly Report (links are active when information becomes available)
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