BAY AREA FREEWAY OPERATIONS STUDY, PART II OF III

THIS ASPECT OF THE PHASE II RESEARCH INVOLVED AN EFFORT TO DETERMINE IF THERE ARE WAYS TO INCREASE EASTBOUND FLOWS ACROSS THE SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE DURING AFTERNOON PEAK PERIODS. CAPACITY OF THE REVERSE, OR WESTBOUND, DIRECTION IS GOVERNED STRICTLY BY TOO MANY VEHICLES OVER THE FIVE BRIDGE LANES ON A SUSTAINED GRADE. THAT IS WESTBOUND FLOW IS NOT READILY AMENABLE TO IMPROVEMENT. THE EASTBOUND DIRECTION UNDER STUDY COULD BE AMENABLE IN THAT IT MIGHT BE POSSIBLE TO IMPROVE THE APPROACHES AND THUS UTILIZE THE FULL CAPACITY OF THE BRIDGE. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Berkeley

    Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering
    Berkeley, CA  USA 

    California Division of Highways

    Bridge Department
    Sacramento, CA  USA  05914

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • ALLEN, B L
    • May, A D
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00224996
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: C-1-10
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1971 12:00AM