EVALUATION OF COMPLEX INTERCHANGE DESIGNS BY THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELS

SOME OF THE METHODS ARE DISCUSSED OF CONSTRUCTING THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELS USED IN THE EVALUATION OF THE HIGHWAY AND INTERCHANGE DESIGN, PARTICULARLY AS A MEANS OF DETERMINING THE AESTHETICS OF THE HIGHWAY ALIGNMENT AND THE SURROUNDING TERRAIN. A CASE STUDY IS DESCRIBED OF A THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL FOR A COMPLEX INTERCHANGE IN TORONTO, ONTARIO. A STEP BY STEP FABRICATING PROCEDURE IS DESCRIBED, AND THE ROLE THAT MOTION AND STILL PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYS IN THE EVALUATION OF DESIGN IS DISCUSSED. A PHOTOGRAPHIC PROGRAM IS ALSO DESCRIBED WHICH TAKES INTO ACCOUNT BOTH THE MOTORIST VIEW AND THAT OF A PEDESTRIAN VIEWING THE COMPLEX INTERCHANGE FROM THE SURROUNDING AREA. /CGRA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 18 Pp, 19 FIG, 10 PHOT, 5 REF, 1 APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ontario Department of Highways

    1201 Wilson Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario M3M 1J8,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Geissler, E M
    • Aziz, A
  • Publication Date: 1969-1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203221
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: CANADIAN GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1994 12:00AM