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2017 Highway Safety Improvement Program Call for Projects
(TxDOT)

(OPEN - DEADLINE May 24, 2017)

  • Dallas District Office Deadline - May 8, 2017
  • Fort Worth District Deadline - May 8, 2017

The TxDOT Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) is for highway safety projects that eliminate or reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes.  It is limited to improvements that address the crash types identified in the Texas Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). Funds are provided for construction and operational improvements both on and off the state highway system.

The deadline for project submission is May 8, 2017 to both the Dallas and Fort Worth district offices. Dallas District projects should be submitted to Tamara Gart at tamara.gart@txdot.gov; Fort Worth District projects should be submitted to Quadeer Mohammed at mohammed.quadeer@txdot.gov.  The District Offices will be responsible for uploading the applications by the May 24 deadline.

Program Contacts:

Dallas District
Tamara Gart:  tamara.gart@txdot.gov; 214-320-4490
Scott Carter:  scott.carter@txdot.gov; 214-320-6263

Fort Worth District:
Quadeer Mohammed:   mohammed.quadeer@txdot.gov; 817-370-6705
Paula Meyer:  paula.meyer@txdot.gov: 817-370-6888

The following categories are eligible for 2017 HSIP Call for Projects:

  • Barriers and Safety Treat Fixed Object - Add or upgrade barrier or metal beam guard fence to safety treat a fixed object or drainage structures.
  • Curves – Construct improvements on horizontal curves to prevent run-off the road and head-on crashes.
  • Grade Separation – Construct a vertical separation of a highway intersection (conventional diamond interchange).
  • HSIP (Misc. Safety) – Any safety improvement that addresses an emphasis area in the SHSP but is not categorized in one of the other seven categories.
  • Intersection – Improvements to an intersection, such as signals, signage, lighting, and pedestrian improvements, other than a grade separation.
  • Off-System – Any safety improvement to a road off the State highway system, which addresses an emphasis area in the SHSP. Intersections of off-system roads with on-system highways are not considered off-system projects. The local government is responsible for 10 percent of the funding.
  • Rumble Strips - Add edgeline or centerline rumble strips to a highway to prevent run-off the road and head-on crashes.
  • Widen – Increase paved surface width of  rural highways with current pavement width less than 24 feet and ADT greater than or equal to 400 vehicles per day to provide from 26 feet to 28 feet of paved surface width.

Please see the following documents related to the 2017 HSIP Call for Projects:

2017 HSIP Call Overview
2017 HSIP Submission Form
2017 Instructions for Submission Form
2017 Instructions for Off-System Project Submission
2017 Instructions for On-System Project Submission
2017 Work Code Combinations in Microstrategy
Average Bid Prices as of 12/31/16

Additional resources:
TxDOT HSIP information can be accessed on the Highway Safety Engineering Forms and Publications  web page.

2016 HSIP Approved Projects

The TxDOT Dallas District and the TxDOT Fort Worth District 2016 HSIP  Call for Projects closed on June 3, 2016. Eighteen projects in TxDOT Fort Worth District won. Final approved projects, totaling an estimated $14,954,210 are available here.

 

Forty projects in TxDOT Dallas District won. Final approved projects, totaling an estimated $20,969,685 are available here

 

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