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Road Intersection & Types of Road Intersections


What is an Road Intersection? Road Intersection is where two or more roads meet and or are the points of potential vehicle conflict. They are critical element of a road section. They are normally a major bottleneck to smooth flow of traffic and a major accident spot. The general principles of design in both rural and

Traffic Island | Purpose and Importance

What is a traffic island? Traffic Island can be a physical structure or a painted object found on roads and roadside. The primary purpose of a traffic island is better & orderly flow of traffic. These are also referred to as channelizers as these “channelizes” the traffic plying on the road. These may be raised

Design principles for road Intersections


Design principles of Intersections Intersection design is an important task. They need to be designed carefully after considering a number of factors. Some of the main design principles are mentioned below- Uniformity and Simplicity– Intersections must be designed and operated for simplicity and uniformity. The design must keep the capabilities and limitation of drivers, pedestrians