Final Report-Freeway Operations Analysis of I-80 to I-29 Interchange, January 1974

(1974) Final Report-Freeway Operations Analysis of I-80 to I-29 Interchange, January 1974. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

A t the request of the Iowa State Highway Commission, the Engineering Research Institute observed the traffic operations at the Interstate 29 (1-29) and Interstate 80 (1-80) interchange in the southwest part of Council Bluffs. The general location of the site is shown in Figure 1. Before limiting the analysis to the diverging area the project staff drove the entire Council Bluffs freeway system and consulted with M r . Philip Hassenstab (Iowa State Highway Commission, District 4, Resident Maintenance Engineer at Council Bluffs). The final study scope was delineated as encompassing only the operational characteristics of the diverge area where 1-29 South and 1-80 East divide and the ramp to merge area where 1-80 West joins 1-29 North (both areas being contained within the aforementioned interchange). Supplementing the traffic operations scope, was an effort to delineate and document the applicability of video-tape techniques to traffic engineering studies and analyses. Documentation was primarily in the form of a demonstration video-tape.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Freeway, Research, I80, I-29, Traffic
Subjects: Transportation > Research
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Design and Construction
Transportation
ID Code: 11392
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 26 Aug 2011 13:38
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2011 13:38
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/11392

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