Study on Congestion of National Highways due to Traffic Volume

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Volume-68 Issue-2
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Rahid Rashid Thoker, Dr. Rakesh Gupta, Er. Neeraj Kumar
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I2P207


MLA Style: Rahid Rashid Thoker, Dr. Rakesh Gupta, Er. Neeraj Kumar  "Study on Congestion of National Highways due to Traffic Volume" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.2 (2020):36-41.

APA Style:Rahid Rashid Thoker, Dr. Rakesh Gupta, Er. Neeraj Kumar. Study on Congestion of National Highways due to Traffic Volume International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(2),36-41.

Traffic congestion continues to remain a major problem in most cities around the world, especially in development regions resulting in massive delays, increased fuel wastage and monetary losses. Due to the poorly planned road networks a common outcome in many developing regions in the presence of small critical areas which are common hot-spots for congestion. Poor traffic management around these hot-spots potentially results in traffic congestions which ultimately causes elongated traffic jams. Traffic congestion creates negative impact on society and it becomes a necessity to control it. In the recent past, traffic congestion has emerged as one of the main challenge for engineers, planners and policy makers in urban areas. The present study carried out to evaluate traffic congestion on NH-444A from Ambala Cantt and Saha which is a stretch of 15.00 km. Ambala Cantt and Saha have very important because of large industrial areas. Saha has a National Food Park in which lot of companies situated in this industrial area. Factories, markets, shopping malls, hospitals and residential areas are existing on this stretch. The traffic volume on this stretch is high. The stretch remains quite busy due to continuous traffic movement leading to traffic congestion. The main aim of this study is to evaluate traffic congestion on NH-444A.


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Traffic congestion, National Highway, Food park.