Provide a Transportation System Safe Efficient Environmentally Sound Fiscally Responsible
Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Reduce highway fatalities by making our roads safer through a data–driven, systematic approach. Increase awareness of the need for roadway safety infrastructure improvements. Provide decision–makers important information, tools and resources that will improve the safety performance of roadways.
Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) – Cont’d Performance-based Federal program. USDOT Secretary to establish measures. States to set targets. Serious injuries per vehicle mile traveled. Fatalities per vehicle mile traveled. Number of serious injuries. Number of fatalities Special Performance Rules for HRRR & Older Drivers. Corrective actions for insufficient progress.
Requirements for KY to Use Funds Develop and implement a Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) that identifies and analyzes highway safety problems and opportunities. Produce a program of projects or strategies to reduce identified safety problems. Identify projects to maximize opportunities to advance safety. Focus resources on areas of greatest safety need. Establish and implement a schedule of highway safety improvement projects. Evaluate the plan regularly. Submit an annual report to the USDOT Secretary.
Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Statewide-coordinated safety plan that provides a comprehensive framework for reducing highway fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. Data-driven, comprehensive plan that establishes statewide goals, objectives, and key emphasis areas. Identify the State's key safety needs and guide investment decisions to achieve significant reductions in highway fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads.
HSIP Process Identify the location – RD Corridor, Emphasis Area, etc. Conduct Road Safety Audit with multi-disciplinary team. OR, prepare estimate for identified countermeasure Submit Right of Way, Utility and Environmental Clearance Documents with Funding Request Process Environmental Documents Request Funding Process Right of Way Clearance Create Proposal Advertise for Bids Award Contract Construct District HSIP Coordinator is the Contact Point for All Phases
Chosen Countermeasure(s) An identified/requested countermeasure does NOT eliminate the need to follow existing approval procedures. You must follow other Cabinet policies when applicable.
Division of Traffic Operations Approval Traffic signals New installs Modifications Beacons Intersection AWB/Sign beacons Audible/accessible, exclusive ped phases School flasher assemblies/speed limits Reversible lane signals AWFs