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Freeways

  • Lily Elefteriadou
Chapter
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 84)

Abstract

Freeways are defined as those facilities that afford uninterrupted flow of traffic, i.e., there is full access control. Control of access refers to public access rights from properties along the freeway; access to freeway facilities is allowed only through selected public roads, typically on- and off-ramps [1]. Thus, freeways typically operate at higher speeds and higher capacities than urban arterial streets or local roadways.

Keywords

Lane Change Traffic Stream Freeway System Incident Management Sight Distance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lily Elefteriadou
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Coastal EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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