Let’s slow things down: An update on speed management guidance and applications results

About the Workshop

Joel McCarroll, from ODOT, and Brian Ray, from Kittelson, will provide an overview of national guidance for speed reduction treatments at high speed intersections and present examples of projects on city and state roadway facilities in Bend, Terrebonne, Tumalo, and La Pine. Brian will provide an overview of NCHRP Report 613 Guidelines for Selection of Speed Reduction Treatments at High Speed Intersections and applications used by the City of Bend. Joel will share results from before and after studies of speed management treatments on US 97 in Terrebonne along with applications under consideration in La Pine, Tumalo, and the Bend Parkway. The presentation should be helpful for anyone who is engaged with considering speed management at intersections and other roadway locations.

The TES workshop will start promptly at 3:00 and run to 5:00 pm on April 25th. Refreshments will be served as well.

There is no cost to attend this session and the workshop is equal to 2.0 professional development hours (PDH).

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Dave Mills, the Portland Office Manager, at (503) 228-5230. We hope you can join us for this informative workshop on this fun and engaging topic.

About the Presenters

Joel McCarroll, PE
Traffic Manager, ODOT Region 4

Joel is the Traffic Manager for ODOT's Central Oregon Region. He is responsible for traffic engineering, operations and maintenance on state highways within the Region.

Brian Ray, PE
Principal Engineer, Kittelson & Associates, Portland, OR

Brian encompasses more than 25 years’ experience in multi-modal transportation planning, traffic engineering, and contextual roadway design. He has performed location design and engineering evaluations for a variety of corridor studies and environmental impact review documents across the United States. He has completed a variety of planning projects for rural and urban roadways that have included location studies and long-range transportation system plans. He specializes in applying a systems approach in developing multimodal solutions for a given project context. Brian chairs the Transportation Research Board’s Geometric Design Committee and is actively engaged in national operations, design, and safety research.

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