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Development of the Capacity Analysis for Planning of Junctions Tool (CAP-X)

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-11-0017
Project Abstract: 

The project will develop a new tool that advances the Alternative Intersections Selection Tool (AIST) to include a new interface, front and back printing for each design worksheet, computer-aided design (CAD) drawn designs, and shared lanes configurations for the conventional intersection. There are three additions that improved from the AIST: (1) The addition of interchanges include diamond, partial cloverleaf, displaced left turn double crossover diamond, and single point. (2) The addition of one lane by two lane and two lane by one lane roundabout configurations with the 2010 Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) capacity equations.(3) The addition of the mini-roundabout model for 50-foot and 75-foot inscribed circle diameter designs.

Goals

The key project objectives are:

(1) Upgrade the interface and improve the use of the tool.

(2) Add new innovative interchanges and roundabout designs.

(3) Release the tool.

Research HUB ID: 
7892
Project Status: 
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount): 
$0
Start Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2011
End Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012
Public Access Plan: 
No
Laboratory: 
Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory
FHWA AMRP Program: 
Operations

Contact Information

Management Organizations

Partners and Other Sponsor/Managing/Performing Organizations: 
Organization Role: 
Partner: Advisory
Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development, and Technology - Office of Safety Research and Development
Organization Role: 
Partner: Advisory
Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Operations - Office of Transportation Operations

Deliverables