LAND AREA: 688 SQ. MI. – 3RD LARGEST IN OHIO 421 C/L MILES 393 BRIDGES (275 NBIS) 1,800 CULVERTS 5,000+ SIGNS 10 RAILROAD CROSSINGS (at grade) CURRENT NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 44 HIGHWAY WORKERS: 1988 58 2012 36 Crash Rates 2009 Ranked 3 rd Statewide in Runoff Road Crash Rates
Roadway Feature Inventory Deficiency Inventory Track Deficiency Reduction Trends Create County Work Plan Create Maintenance Budgeting Tool Correlate Deficiencies to Crash Records Correlate Deficiency Reduction to Crash Mitigation Provide Maintenance Record Database
Previous CEAO High Crash Location Study performed by HDR will be used to Correlate Deficiency Reduction to Crash Mitigation
Locations, Condition and Assessment of the Following: Guardrail Pavement Markings Signs Hazards Ball Bank No Passing Zone Culverts Meaningful Data Naming Convention
Collected more than 10,700 features in approximately 6 months (421 centerline miles of county road) 530 Guardrail Segments 421 mi Pavement Markings 8900 Signs 1100 Unprotected Hazards 150 Curves 75 No Passing Zones
Guardrail Offset, Condition, Length, Type, Maintenance Signs Location, Code, Condition, Retro, Field Photo, Associated Support Hazards Ditches, Embankments, Culverts, Rocks, Trees, Structures, Pavement Drop-offs, Poles Reasonable assessment of “Hazard” Recommendation
Ball Bank Per ODOT Traffic Engineering Manual, Section 1213-2 Curves with Advisory Speeds or Unmarked Curves No Passing Zones Per MUTCD Guidelines Curves, Intersections, Railroad, Bridges, Transitions, etc.
Maintenance Zones County Divided into 5 Maintenance Zones Divided by Roadways, not Township Boundaries