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The purpose of the project is to improve traffic congestion, operations, and safety; provide facilities for transit and pedestrians; and encourage economic redevelopment along the SR-99 corridor through the city of Des Moines.
The purpose of this project was to address the safety concerns due to the high number of crashes over the past years. At the same time it was viewed essential to the vision statement of the City Council that aimed in improving the quality of life in... more
Prior to this roadway project, severe traffic congestion occurred daily at the Virginia Avenue underpass (locally known as the "subway") of CSXT tracks and its intersection with MD 51. When this facility was blocked (by accidents or flooding) there... more
Increasingly, localities around the country are beginning to realize the importance of converting urban
highways into streets, avenues, and boulevards. The initial focus has been on restoring downtown main
streets. States leading this trend... more
"The three-km-long, heavily trafficked highway through Aabenraa has been converted according to the principles of environmentally adapted through roads, with due respect paid, however, to the substantial traffic flow. This has reduced car speeds, has... more
The existing facility was functionally obsolete and did not provide an acceptable level of service. The project addressed anticipated future traffic demands will provide sufficient median size to allow future expansion and/or multimodal use for mass... more
This case study examines what can be done to revitalize a small urban village in a rural setting, with a state highway running through it. Lincoln City spans eight miles along the Pacific coast. Taft is one of the city's five villages, all of... more
Mannsdale Road is located west of the city of Madison northwest of Jackson, Mississippi. The
road is about 8 mi long and is currently two lanes wide. Land use varies significantly along the
short project length. Light commercial is prevalent at... more