HW090122-3 - Source: Traffic Engineering by McShane and...

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Homework 3 Chapter 5 Problems 5.4 5.6 5.11 HW due 1/29/09 Read Chapter 5.4 1. Consider a rural highway with a projected 20-year AADT approaching 25,000 veh/day. The portion of rural highway connects Peoria to Bloomington, Illinois. Assume more people are heading to Peoria in the morning and away from Peoria in the afternoon. Using the Table below, calculate the 2029 DDHV for each direction of traffic in the morning and in the afternoon peak hours. Facility Type Normal Range of Factors K Factor D Factor Rural 0.15 to 0.25 0.65 to 0.80 Suburban 0.12 to 0.15 0.55 to 0.65 Urban Radial Route 0.07 to 0.12 0.55 to 0.60 Circumferential Route 0.07 to 0.12 0.50 to 0.55
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Unformatted text preview: Source: Traffic Engineering by McShane and Roess 1990. 2. You have just been hired by High Quality Engineering Consultants. They have asked you to estimate the AADT for Flames Boulevard in Chicago between Horizon Road and State Drive which is predominantly a business route. You are limited by the project budget to one 24 hour count on a Tuesday near the end of March. The data collector indicates 2000 vehicles passed over the tube that day. Estimate the AADT for Flames Boulevard. An elder engineer indicates you should use Figure 6.6 from the text and the figure below. The AADT at the location noted in Figure 1-1 is 3419 vpd Source: ITE PTOE Refresher Course. 2002...
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