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Address Conflict Points in Roadway/Highway Design

  • 1.  Address Conflict Points in Roadway/Highway Design

    Posted 04-11-2022 06:14 PM
    Hi ASCE,

    I hope everyone is doing well.

    What are your opinions and experiences about roundabouts or rotaries? It seems like a reasonable approach to maintaining continuous traffic and reducing conflict points.

    I had a short exposure to the profession and learned about most of the components that make it work, not listed in any particular order.

    1. Roadway Geometry
    2. Cost Efficiency
    3. Stormwater Management/BMPs
    4. Earthwork
    5. Traffic Management
    6. Pedestrian Traffic
    7. Bike Lane Movement

    Questions:
    What do people like in their designs?
    What have you completed that were most commonly requested?
    Lastly, has anyone mastered roadway design/transportation engineering?

    Thank you!

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    Oanh "Wan" Le, A.M.ASCE (She/Her)
    Rochdale, MA
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