Implementation of a Variable Speed Limit/Ramp Metering Strategy to Increase Freeway Capacity at Metered On-ramps

The objectives of this project is to perform detailed micro-simulation and fine-tuning of the variable speed limit (VSL) control strategy TORBO at two merge bottleneck in the I-285 corridor, and to produce all the necessary input for its implementation in NaviGAtor. The location will be determined in conjunction with Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the contractor WSP.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $100095
    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Georgia Department of Transportation

      One Georgia Center
      600 West Peachtree Street, NW
      Atlanta, GA  United States  30308
    • Project Managers:

      Bui, Binh

    • Performing Organizations:

      Georgia Tech Research Corporation

      505 Tenth Street
      Atlanta, GA  United States  30332-0420
    • Principal Investigators:

      Laval, Jorge

    • Start Date: 20180919
    • Expected Completion Date: 20190918
    • Actual Completion Date: 20201029

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01702436
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Georgia Department of Transportation
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Apr 23 2019 9:21AM