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Laboratory analysis and evaluation of additives for characterizing warm mix asphalt in Puerto Rico
This thesis documents the findings of a laboratory research study that was conducted to evaluate four Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) technologies, namely Evotherm M1, Kaoamin 14, Sasobit, and Rediset. The asphalt binder was evaluated ...
Evaluation of centerline rumble strips implementation in Puerto Rico: PR-114 case study
A research study completed in 2016 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), showed that 51% of the 32,675-motor vehicle traffic crash fatalities reported in 2014 occurred on the rural road network in ...
Crash modification factors for rumble strips treatment in freeway
Longitudinal shoulder rumble strips is a safety feature or treatment on a paved shoulder, capable of alerting drivers that their motor vehicle is departing the traveled lane. This treatment has proven to be effective ...
Operation and safety evaluation of roadway geometrics and posted speed limit in the PR-22 dynamic toll lane using a driving simulator
This research presents the initial in-depth study of the PR-22 Dynamic Toll Lane (DTL) using the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPRM) driving simulator, the first of its kind in Puerto Rico. The PR-22 DTL is a ...
Methodology to identify hazardous locations for highways in Puerto Rico
The main purpose of this research was to establish a procedure for the identification of hazardous road sections with high incidence of fatalities. The fatal accident database of the Puerto Rico Traffic Safety Commission ...
Metodología para realizar auditorias en seguridad vial en Puerto Rico
Esta tesis presenta una metodología general para la realización y desarrollo de Auditorias en Seguridad Vial (RSA y RSAR por sus siglas en inglés) y su aplicación en un segmento de carretera representativa de la Red Vial ...