What is the Abbreviated Application Process?
The purpose of the abbreviated application process is to quickly implement safety improvements at locations with a crash pattern and safety concern. This process has been simplified to help us review and potentially fund less expensive, less complex safety improvements quickly.
What is Eligible?
- Non-Complex, Simple Projects
- Under $500,000
- Must be constructed within two years
- Funding for Construction and Design*
*Eligibility for design funding based on project sponsor needs
- Proven Safety Countermeasures
- Location has 3 crashes per year
- Special Consideration given to:
- Locations with high injury severity
- Pedestrian safety improvements
Examples of Eligible Projects
- Backplates only
- Safety signage (Intersections, Corridors, Curves)
- Edge line or Center line rumble stripes
- Roadside fixed object treatments/removals
- Crosswalk Improvements (PHB, RRFB, High Visibility Striping)
- Pedestrian Crossing Equipment
What is Not Eligible?
- Request to supplement funding shortfalls
- Projects requiring Right of Way
- Maintenance-related projects (Note: adding edge line or centerline rumble strips and stripes to a resurfacing project are eligible expenses.)
Projects submitted should be listed on one of the priority lists below. If it does not fall on one of these lists, please state in the description why this location is a priority and should be considered.
- Safety Integrated Project Maps (SIP)
- HSIP Priority Lists
- County Road High Crash Location Maps
- MPO/RTPO Regional Priority List
Projects should also address at least one of the Emphasis Areas listed in the Strategic Highway Safety Plan.
Applications are due for review 4 times per year:
- December 31st
- March 31st
- June 30th
- September 30th
Applications should be coordinated with respective ODOT District Safety Review Teams at least six weeks in advance of the due date.