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Project Title:

Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan
PIN: TRB-SASP-17-02        

Major Unit:

Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:
RSO: Morris, Joseph

Subject/Focus Area: Transportation and Infrastructure

Project Scope
This project will develop and recommend a research roadmap to address gaps and uncertainties in estimating the impacts of changes in truck size and weight limits.  Specific research projects, estimated costs, and timelines will be recommended in the areas of safety, compliance/enforcement, modal shift, bridges, and pavements. The recommendations will include efficient means of collecting data essential to estimating the impacts of larger and heavier trucks in these five areas on national, state, and local roads.

Project Duration: 19 months    

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Committee Membership

 Meeting 1 - 09/25/2017
 Meeting 2 - 11/17/2017
 Meeting 3 - 01/29/2018
 Meeting 4 - 02/08/2018
 Meeting 5 - 02/13/2018
 Meeting 6 - 04/02/2018
 Meeting 7 - 05/30/2018


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Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan Committee: First Report: Candidate Research Topics; Framework for Setting Priorities