EVALUATION OF THE FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION, I-45 CONTRAFLOW LANE, HOUSTON

This report presents an evaluation of the Contraflow Lane Project on the I-45 North Freeway in Houston. The purpose of this study is to assess the impacts of the contraflow lane on the operational characteristics of all freeway users. The Contraflow Lane Project is described and the usage of the priority lane for the first 12 months of operation is summarized. The impacts on the traffic operational characteristics of the non-users of the Contraflow Lane are analyzed, and the total costs and benefits to the public are determined.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored in part by Texas State Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation, Austin. Transportation Planning Div.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  United States  76011

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Texas State Department of Highways & Public Transportation

    Transportation Planning Division, P.O. Box 5051
    Austin, TX  United States  78763
  • Authors:
    • McCasland, W R
  • Publication Date: 1981-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 200 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00337291
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TTI-2-10-74-205-9 Res Rpt., FHWA/TX-81/6-205-9
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, ATRI, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1981 12:00AM