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Determining the Applicability Area of Single-Lane Roundabout Depending on Traffic Flow Intensity

  • Ammar SaricEmail author
  • Sanjin Albinovic
  • Mirza Pozder
  • Suada Dzebo
  • Emira Muftić
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 83)

Abstract

The main goal of this paper was to determine the area of single lane roundabout application depending on traffic flow intensity. Roundabouts are increasingly applied to solve traffic congestion problems, especially in big cities. However, the question arises whether they represent the optimal solution for each problem of such nature from different aspects. In this paper attention is focused on the aspect of capacity level that such intersection can provide depending on its design elements and traffic volume. Based on theoretical analysis of different traffic flow distribution patterns, applicability diagram was obtained for single-lane roundabouts and compared with similar diagrams published in different editions of the US Highway Capacity Manual.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ammar Saric
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sanjin Albinovic
    • 1
  • Mirza Pozder
    • 1
  • Suada Dzebo
    • 1
  • Emira Muftić
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Roads and TransportationUniversity of SarajevoSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina

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