MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 271, 20192019 Tran-SET Annual Conference
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Intelligent Transportation Systems|
|Published online||09 April 2019|
Mitigating Traffic Congestion on I-10 Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge, LA
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74075
2 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24060
3 Louisiana Transportation Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
The purpose of this study was to identify and evaluate treatments and strategies to mitigate traffic congestion on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge, LA. Based on VISSIM simulation results, combination of supply- and demand-oriented measures will be required. Rehabilitation of the old bridge on US-190 and the existing US-190/US-61 corridor, overall demand management of I-10 EB traffic, reduction in percent trucks traveling eastbound on I-10 during the A.M. peak, and ramp metering at the on-ramp west of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge appear to be feasible and effective solutions.
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