First Person: Lucky Horseshoe

by Robert M. Brown, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice President, Dallas Area Transportation Manager; WSP USA, Dallas, TX,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2018, Vol. 88, Issue 5, Pg. 56-63


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: A $798-million Dallas highway project improved traffic flow into and out of the city’s downtown. The new “Horseshoe” interchange corrected the traffic bottlenecks and safety concerns of the original design from the 1960s with improved geometry, wider bridges, and relocated exits.

Subject Headings: Traffic flow | Traffic congestion | Traffic safety | Bridge design | Business districts | Interchanges | Geometrics | United States | Texas

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