Public Works Expo 2018

MD22 - Unpaved Road Safety

Aug 27, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Aug 27, 2018 2:50pm


Unpaved roads account for approximately 35 percent of the nations’ roadways. For some states, unpaved roads make up the majority of their roadway networks and incur a large percentage of total fatalities. This presentation will review available information for unpaved road safety.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, you will be better able to: 

  • Identify the safety issues that unpaved roads present to the driving public.
  • Research existing unpaved road practices.
  • Develop safety practices for unpaved roads in your jurisdiction.


  • Rosemarie Anderson, Transportation Specialist, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC
  • David Veneziano, Safety Circuit Rider, Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program, Ames, IA
  • Linda Webb, Specialist in Safety & Health in Construction Industry; MBA; BS, MO-LTAP (Local Technical Assistance Program) Instructor, Training & Beyond, LLC, Monroe City, MO
  • Greg Parker, Johnson County Engineer, Johnson County, IA

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