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CE 539 - TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS DESIGN


College of Engineering

Credit(s): 3

This course focuses on the design of urban intersections and the procedures used to evaluate the operational level of urban roadway systems. First, a review of urban intersection design principles and aspects is presented. Second, traffic signal timing techniques are reviewed and students are required to use two software packages for evaluation of traffic operation of urban roadway systems. The focal point of the course is a group design project where solutions to accommodate all transportation modes and their issues along a corridor in Lexington are sought. Fieldwork and data collection are part of this course. Lecture: 2 hours; laboratory: 1 hour.

Prereq: C in CE 331; CE 531 prereq or concur.



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