Traffic Behavior and Freeway Ramp Design

by C. Pinnell,
C.J. Keese,

Serial Information: Journal of the Highway Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 41-74

Document Type: Journal Paper


Characteristics of freeway ramp traffic and requirements for correlating ramp design with traffic behavior; traffic operation at ramp locations were recorded on film by use of 16 mm motion picture camera; filming was done from portable tower 60 ft above traffic stream; 10 separate ramp studies were conducted on freeways in Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, and Houston.

Subject Headings: Traffic management | Ramps (road) | Highway and road design | Hydraulic design | Motion (dynamics) | Cameras | Rivers and streams | Traffic analysis | United States | Texas

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