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Author Ray, Brian (Engineer)

Title Guidelines for ramp and interchange spacing / Brian L. Ray [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : Transportation Research Board, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (183 pages) : illustrations
Series NCHRP report, 0077-5614 ; 687
Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program) ; 687
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Ramp and Interchange Spacing Overview -- Ch. 3. Design and Signing Considerations -- Ch. 4. Operational and Safety Considerations -- Ch. 5. Spacing Guidance
Summary TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 687: Guidelines for Ramp and Interchange Spacing explores guidelines for ramp and interchange spacing based on design, operations, safety, and signing considerations. The report is designed to help aid the decision-making process when an agency is considering new ramps or interchanges on existing facilities, modifying ramps and interchanges of existing facilities, or when planning and designing new highway and interchange facilities. The guidelines also offer standardized definitions measuring ramp and interchange spacing, which have varied in previous design guides. A final report documenting the full research effort related to the development of NCHRP Report 687 was published as NCHRP Web-Only Document 169
Notes "Research sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration."
At head of title: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-183)
Notes Performed under NCHRP project no. 03-88
Print version record
Subject Express highway interchanges -- Design and construction.
Express highways -- Design and construction.
Ramp-freeway junctions -- Design and construction.
Genre/Form Technical reports.
Form Electronic book
Author American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
National Cooperative Highway Research Program.
National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
ISBN 1621982653 (electronic bk.)
9781621982654 (electronic bk.)