The Bell Tolls for Toll Booths

by Phil Miller, Assoc.; Consoer, Townsend Envirodyne, 168 N. Clifton St., Chicago, IL 60661,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1995, Vol. 65, Issue 8, Pg. 48-50

Document Type: Feature article


Many older toll facilities have reached their traffic-handling capacity, blocking the efficient movement of cars onto toll facilities. The article examines problems associated with reconfiguring existing toll plazas with electronic toll collection equipment. Several methods of avoiding new construction are examined. The importance of clear signs is stressed.

Subject Headings: Tolls | Construction methods | Traffic capacity | Automobiles | Electronic equipment

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