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Document Type

Open Access

Degree Program

Civil Engineering

Degree Type

Master of Science in Civil Engineering (M.S.C.E.)

Year Degree Awarded

January 2008

Month Degree Awarded

September

Keywords

Traffic simulations, QuickZone, QUEWZ, CORSIM, Work Zone

Abstract

There are many traffic simulation modeling packages in existence, some of which are designed specifically for work zone analysis. These packages include, for example QUEWZ, Quick Zone, CORSIM and VISSIM. This research evaluates the capabilities of these simulation packages to determine whether or not these packages produce reasonable impact estimates. The research concludes with a set of recommendations to assist transportation professionals in selecting the most appropriate simulation package for a particular work zone project.

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Advisor(s) or Committee Chair

Collura, John