Purpose of Traffic Volume Survey/Study - Civil Engineering

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Purpose of Traffic Volume Survey/Study

Following are the purpose of traffic volume survey/Study:

1. To establish relative importance of any route or road facility.

2. To plan and design the existing and new facilities of traffic operations on the road.

3. To decide the priority for improvement and expansion of a road and to allot the funds accordingly.

4. To make analysis of traffic patterns and trends on the road.

5. To do structural design of pavements and geometrical design of roads by classified traffic volume study.

6. To plan one-way street and other regulatory measures by volume distribution study.

7. To do design of road intersections,planning signal timings.

8. To do planning of side walks,cross walks and pedestrian signals.