Impacts of roadway condition, traffic and manmade features on road safety

Dehuri, Achuta Nanda (2013) Impacts of roadway condition, traffic and manmade features on road safety. MTech thesis.



NH-55 is one of the major connectivity from Cuttack to Sambalpur which caters to the need of transportation of light goods to heavy goods and passengers. Study area was undertaken on road NH-55 from Angul to Bhushan steel plant with stretch Km 159/0 toKm157/0 in Odisha state. The coal based power plants and steel industries have been set up since 2006. The study Stretch is a major connectivity to no of heavy industries like Nalco, Bhushan steel, Jindal steel, Gmr, Essar steel, Adani power, Monnet and many more small scale industries based on Talcher coal mines. The no of accidents is rising up every year due to increasing vehicles population. The location in a roadway where the traffic accident often occurs is called a black spot. The accident data is analyzed using accident frequency and severity index method. The safety deficiencies were detected to minimize accidents and save the road users. The deficiencies along with the measures for further improvement have been presented in this thesis.

Item Type:Thesis (MTech)
Uncontrolled Keywords:NH-55;safety;accidents;black spot
Subjects:Engineering and Technology > Civil Engineering > Transportation Engineering
Divisions: Engineering and Technology > Department of Civil Engineering
ID Code:5087
Deposited By:Hemanta Biswal
Deposited On:06 Dec 2013 15:22
Last Modified:06 Dec 2013 15:22
Supervisor(s):Chattaraj, U

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