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Traffic Planning and Design
Our Traffic Team has the experience and skill diversity to tackle all types of planning projects from complex traffic forecasting and simulation to pedestrian access and connectivity as well as design projects such as ITS, signing, signalization and intersection improvements. By having a dedicated Traffic Team at Garver, we can provide technical expertise and develop context-sensitive solutions to complex projects.



Garver's nationally certified professional traffic operations engineers apply proven scientific principles to the day-to-day operation of traffic systems.
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    Garver is experienced in evaluating crash data to determine crash frequency, crash rates, and severity index. We use these evaluations to identify problem locations and to provide recommendations to improve safety. We have experience working with multi-disciplined teams to perform Road Safety Audits...

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    We use an operational analysis at the beginning of every project to determine characteristics such as level of service, queuing, and signal progression for existing and future conditions. We glean valuable information from our site visits while also familiarizing ourselves with the project and surrounding...

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    The goal of multimodal planning is to improve movements of multiple transportation modes to support community mobility, accessibility, land use, quality of life, and environmental and economic vitality on corridors. Multimodal analyses encompass vehicle, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian needs. Garver...

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    Garver has performed traffic studies for virtually every type of traffic engineering situation that may be encountered from simple, isolated intersections to complex interchange justification studies involving trip generation and unconventional intersections. Our staff has developed traffic studies that...

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    Garver has developed plans for hundreds of signalized intersections throughout the region, so we are familiar with the preferences of various states. Garver's traffic signal designs include new traffic signal installation, traffic signal replacements, temporary traffic signal plans, and traffic signal...

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    Signage is essential to motorists as it provides advanced warning, information, and guidance. Signing requirements vary depending on the classification of the roadway. Garver's history of major roadway design includes extensive experience in the layout and detailing of interstate directional signs and...

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    Intersection design requires a specialized understanding of design criteria, traffic operations, and standards. As part of the design process, we consider the following components: Pavement markings must clearly delineate vehicular movements approaching and/or travelling through the intersection. The...

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    Garver's team members are skilled in developing public involvement plans and carrying out public involvement activities. We routinely conduct public outreach, stakeholder interviews, open houses, formal hearings, and individual or group meetings. Our staff is skilled in presenting clear, concise information...

Capabilities

Traffic Studies
  • Data Collection/Site Visit
  • Traffic Projections/Trip Generation
  • Geometric/Operational Analysis
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Traffic Safety Studies
Traffic Signals and ITS
  • Timing Plans
  • Pedestrian Accommodations
  • Signal Phasing
  • Interconnect
  • Cameras
  • Detection
Traffic Calming Devices
  • Raised Crosswalks
  • Modern Roundabout Design
  • Pedestrian Refuge Islands
  • Textured Surfaces
  • Diversion Islands
Permanent Signing Plans
  • Ground-Mounted Supports
  • Overhead Supports
  • Directional Sign Details
  • Standard Sign Details
  • Digital Message Signs
Maintenance of Traffic Plans
  • Construction Signing Plans
  • Sequence of Construction
  • Temporary Markings
 

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