A Review of the Research on the Entrance Control Method of Urban Expressway

  • Yan Xing
  • Jin-ling Wang
  • Wei-dong LiuEmail author
  • Xing-quan Guan
  • Yang Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 617)


Expressway control is an important measure to solve the congestion of urban expressway nodes and ensures the smooth and efficient operation of expressway lines through the management and regulation of traffic volume. In order to further study the control of expressway, it is necessary to classify and summarize the existing entrance control model. According to the control method, control range, control effect and control complexity, the application model of urban expressway entrance control is classified and summarized according to static, dynamic single- point, multi-ramp coordinated control, internal integrated control and integrated control of expressway and auxiliary road intersection. Then, bases on existing research theories and practices, clears model application optimization technology and modeling ideas, analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of various basic models and improves models. Finally, the urban expressway control is prospected.


Highway transportation Ramp metering Coordinated control Urban expressway Traffic flow characteristics 



This work is supported by Basic Scientific Research Projects of Higher Education in Liaoning (L17JBKY04) and Social Science Subject of Shenyang (SYSK2019-07-12).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yan Xing
    • 2
  • Jin-ling Wang
    • 1
  • Wei-dong Liu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xing-quan Guan
    • 1
  • Yang Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Transportation EngineeringShenyang Jianzhu UniversityShenyangChina
  2. 2.School of Automotive EngineeringJilin UniversityChangchunChina

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