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Master of Science in Civil Engineering (M.S.C.E.)
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Traffic simulations, QuickZone, QUEWZ, CORSIM, Work Zone
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.