Freeway Spacing in an Urban Freeway System

by J.M. Peterson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Highway Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 29-40

Document Type: Journal Paper


Simplified procedure is outlined to determine interrelationships of certain variables affecting freeway spacing in grid system; as example, theoretical traffic generation from 16 sq mi area is presented; three cases are discussed and illustrated which reflect typical ramp patterns for handling design peak hour traffic.

Subject Headings: Highways and roads | Spacing | Urban areas | Traffic management | Grid systems | Ramps (road) | Highway and road design

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