Corner Clearance: A Special Case of Access Connection Spacing

Abstract:

Access Spacing and Corner Clearance

  • Corner Clearance is the distance provided between a roadway intersection and the nearest access connection

  • Corner Clearance is a special case of access connection spacing

Slide List:

1. Corner Clearance: A Special Case of Access Connection Spacing

2. Access Spacing and Corner Clearance

3. Ideal Upstream Corner Clearance

4. Ideal Downstream Corner Clearance

5. Functional Area

6. Rationale for Downstream Functional Distance

7. Downstream Functional Distance Based on Distance Traveled to Achieve Speed

8. Minimum Downstream Functional Distance Based on Stopping Sight Distance

9. Practice Notes

10. Upstream Functional Distance

11. d1 Travel Distance (feet)

12. d2 Distance Based on Deceleration- Maneuver (feet)

13. d2 Distance Based on Impact Distance (feet)

14. Comparison of Minimum Upstream Functional Distance for a Speed of 40 mph

15. Minimum Downstream Corner Clearance

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19. When an Access Connection Must be Located Within the Upstream Functional Distance

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25. Options for Small Corner Sites

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28. Summary: Minimum Corner Clearances

29. Minimum Corner Clearance on a Minor Roadway Downstream from its Intersection with a Major Roadway

30. Questions

  • Posted on: Sun, 10/13/2013 - 22:14
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