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South Dallas Tollway Stack Interchange
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Updated: Sep 08, 2011
 Amazing Places!  Freeway Spaghetti Bowls  Existing
Region: USA - South-Central Videos: Yes
Road: Dallas North Tollway Pics: No
City: Dallas ,TX ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 33.012481689 ,-96.829101562 Links: No
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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US Navy's Swastika Barracks
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Updated: Jul 21, 2011
 Amazing Places!  Strange Places  Existing
Abstract: The fact that this 1960's complex makes a perfect swastika is apparently accidental, and unnoticed until Google Earth came around. The Navy now intends to remodel to mask it. Conspiracy theories anyone??...
Region: USA - Pacific Videos: Yes
Road: Bougainville Rd Pics: Yes
City: Coronado ,CA ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 32.676269531 ,-117.157745361 Links: Yes
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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3rd Diverging Diamond in USA
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Updated: Nov 30, -0001
 Freeway Interchanges  Diverging Diamond Interchanges  Existing
Abstract: 3rd Diverging Diamond in USA. Opened Fall, 2010.
Region: USA - Mountain West Videos: Yes
Road: UT-145I-15 Pics: Yes
City: American Fork ,UT ,US Docs: Yes
Lat/Lon: 40.377025604 ,-111.818466187 Links: No
2 people have recorded their role in this project.
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1st DDI opened to traffic in the US
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Updated: May 10, 2011
 Freeway Interchanges  Diverging Diamond Interchanges  Existing
Abstract: 1st DDI opened to traffic in the US
Region: USA - South-Central Videos: Yes
Road: I-44 Pics: Yes
City: Springfield ,MO ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 37.250404358 ,-93.310737610 Links: No
2 people have recorded their role in this project.
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Georgia's First Diverging Diamond Interchange
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Updated: Aug 09, 2011
 Freeway Interchanges  Diverging Diamond Interchanges  Existing
Abstract: This diverging diamond interchange, the first in Georgia, serves a diverse and vibrant commercial and residential area. The project is intended to reduce peak hour delays along the Ashford Dunwoody arterial by separating the left and right turning traffic flows at the interchange and eliminating the left turn phases at the signals. Construction began in September of 2011 and is projected to be complete by September of 2012. The "crossover" of the roadway will be in operation in the spring of 2012
Region: USA - Southeast Videos: No
Road: I-285Ashford Dunwoody Road Pics: Yes
City: Atlanta ,GA ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 33.918060303 ,-84.338264465 Links: Yes
4 people have recorded their role in this project.
Credits

An Ho   
Role: Added or clarified information.
Markus Epple   
Role: Added or clarified information.

Utah first ThrU-Turn Intersection
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Updated: Aug 16, 2011
 Arterial Intersections  ThrU-Turn/U-Turn Intersections  TTI - Median U-Turn (Michigan U)  Existing
Abstract: This is the first Median U-Turn, or Michigan left, intersection to be built in Utah. Vissim modeling shows that it will reduce future congestion from 2-minutes per vehicle to 26 seconds!
Region: USA - Mountain West Videos: No
Road: UT-71 Pics: Yes
City: Draper ,UT ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 40.526885986 ,-111.887557983 Links: Yes
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
Credits

Mike Brown, PE, PTP, AICP   Transportation Engineer, Planner
Role: Developed initial concept and got buy-in from Draper City. Developed future travel demand forecasts.

CFI at 4700 South, Redwood
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Updated: Aug 16, 2011
 Arterial Intersections  Continuous Flow Intersections  CFI - 2-legs  Planned
Abstract: This CFI is unique because it excludes the right-turn ramps so that it can fit with minimal need for new right-of-way. These ramps help reduce likelihood that drivers will turn into oncoming traffic.
Region: USA - Mountain West Videos: No
Road: S Redwood Rd Pics: Yes
City: Salt Lake City ,UT ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 40.667697906 ,-111.938888550 Links: Yes
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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3rd CFI in USA
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Updated: Nov 30, -0001
 Arterial Intersections  Continuous Flow Intersections  CFI - 2-legs  Existing
Abstract: One of the first high-profile CFI's in the nation. Reportedly dropped delay from over 4-minutes per vehicle down to about 1-minute per vehicle.
Region: USA - Southeast Videos: Yes
Road: U.S. 61Louisiana 3246 Pics: Yes
City: Baton Rouge ,LA ,US Docs: Yes
Lat/Lon: 30.399023056 ,-91.054115295 Links: Yes
3 people have recorded their role in this project.
Credits

An Ho, PE, TPT   Design Engineer
Role: Planning Manager
michelle Zhang   
Role: Added or clarified information.

Town Center One-Way Grid
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Updated: Jul 30, 2011
 Arterial Intersections  Town Center Intersections  TCIs - Half TCI, Single Couplet  Existing
Abstract: Downtown Boise has several TCIs, which are highly efficient, and create a perfect platform for high-density, mixed-use development.
Region: USA - Mountain West Videos: No
Road: S Capitol Blvd Pics: Yes
City: Boise ,ID ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 43.614608765 ,-116.204383850 Links: Yes
3 people have recorded their role in this project.
Credits

An Ho   
Role: Planning and Concept Development
An Ho, PM   Dev.
Role: Planning Manager

Pearl Street Triplet
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Updated: Nov 30, -0001
 Arterial Intersections  Town Center Intersections  TCIs - Triplets  Existing
Abstract: Pearl traffic is split between Spruce and Walnut streets around pedestrian mall, creates split intersection with Broadway and 14th streets. Beautiful example of a mixed-use, pedestrian friendly area that also has great multi-modal access.
Region: USA - Mountain West Videos: No
Road: 13th St Pics: Yes
City: Boulder ,CO ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 40.018436432 ,-105.278923035 Links: No
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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New Urbanist Town Center Intersection
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Updated: Nov 30, -0001
 Arterial Intersections  Town Center Intersections  TCIs - Full TCI, Crossing Couplets  Existing
Abstract: Calthorpe Associates was the architect for this TCI. It is in a brand new mixed use, high-end setting. There was concern among citizens that it might not function well, but it in fact functions very well and all are pleased.
Region: USA - Pacific Videos: No
Road: San Elijo Rd N Pics: Yes
City: Escondido ,CA ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 33.098419189 ,-117.200073242 Links: No
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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1-leg CFI, 2010
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Updated: Jul 30, 2011
 Arterial Intersections  Continuous Flow Intersections  CFI - 1,3,4-legs  Existing
Abstract: Designed by ABMB Engineers.
Region: USA - Southeast Videos: No
Road: US-61 Pics: Yes
City: Natchez ,MS ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 31.528818130 ,-91.389099121 Links: No
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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4th CFI in USA
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Updated: Nov 30, -0001
 Arterial Intersections  Continuous Flow Intersections  CFI - 2-legs  Existing
Abstract: This was the first CFI in Utah, opened in late 2007. UDOT thought it worked so well they have since built about 4-5 more by 2011, and even more are slated for the future.
Region: USA - Mountain West Videos: No
Road: Bangerter Hwy Pics: Yes
City: West Valley City ,UT ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 40.696777344 ,-111.980682373 Links: Yes
3 people have recorded their role in this project.
Credits

An Ho, PE, TPT   Design Engineer
Role: Added or clarified information.
Jonathan Dough   
Role: Added or clarified information.

Lake that looks like a gun - unintentionally!
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Updated: Jul 21, 2011
 Amazing Places!  Cool Places  Existing
Abstract: Nature and man worked together to unintentionally make a weapon from Belgium’s lake Schulensmeer. A highway was constructed nearby in 1970’s and the parcels of land brought for it turned the lake into a pistol shape. From www.weirdlyodd.com/ (below)
Region: Europe Videos: No
Road: Demerstraat Pics: Yes
City: Lummen ,BE Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 50.961105347 ,5.147747517 Links: Yes
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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Dallas High-Five Interchange
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Updated: Jul 14, 2011
 Amazing Places!  Freeway Spaghetti Bowls  Existing
Abstract: High-Five because 5-levels pass over each other. Some points are as tall as a 12-story building, and about 500,000 commuters pass through it daily. The project required 37 permanent bridges and six temporary bridges to be built. Additionally, 300,000 square feet of retaining wall and 74,000 square feet of drainage pipe run along the interchange. In 2006, the American Public Works Association selected the interchange as one of its "Public Works Projects of the Year."
Region: USA - South-Central Videos: Yes
Road: U.S. 75 Pics: Yes
City: Dallas ,TX ,US Docs: No
Lat/Lon: 32.924301147 ,-96.763916016 Links: Yes
1 people have recorded their role in this project.
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