Evaluation of Safety Impact of Idashield Signs at Idaho Railroad Crossings Grant uri icon



  • In an effort to increase safety at public railroad-road crossings (RRC), ITD and other concerned parties decided to implement a modification of the Ohio Buckeye Shield, called the IdaShield (IS). FHWA approved the installation of IS as an experiemental project, with the stipulation that an evaluation of the roadside device would be completed at the end of the experimental period. Previous reports to the FHWA were not accepted due to deficiencies.

date/time interval

  • January 1, 2013 -