Highway Research Record

V. TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION
2. SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT
ON GOING PROJECTS
Post Study on Improvements to Accident-prone Spot in Tamil Nadu

Date of Start:Continuous scheme being met out from out of the Annual State Budget
Highways Research Station, Chennai (R)

Date of Completion (Targeted / Actual):
Being a continuous scheme of the state annual budget, no completion date is fixed but new and newer locations are taken up and studies conducted.

Present Status and Progress
Presently, the accident prone works carried out at vulnerable locations of some of the SHs & MDRs were studied for the efficacy and detail report on completed works were sent to Government.

Findings/ Conclusions
From the studies carried out at the spots where improvements have been carried out for elimination of accident at those spots altogether it has been observed that the works carried out resulted elimination of accidents.

Limitations
The remedial measures proposed vary from location to as per site condition which involve mainly geometric improvements.

Recommendations
284 Numbers of accident prone spots in Tamil Nadu were selected and sent to Tamil Nadu Road Sector Project.