College

College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2021-05-11 19:23:24

Major

Civil Engineering

Honors Course

4300:497-003

Number of Credits

3

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2021

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to provide insight on the subject of the implementation of roundabouts as an alternative to traditional intersections. Specifically, this project focuses primarily on intersection improvement projects performed by the City of Green, a municipality local to Akron, Ohio. The report discusses many of the considerations that contributed to roundabout conversion being established as the preferred improvement for the State Route 619-Pickle Rd and State Route 619-Myersville Rd intersections located within the City of Green, along with additional details pertaining to these two public projects (completed in 2018 and 2019 respectively). The intent of this research is that it be an instructive resource for developing a more comprehensive understanding of the thought processes associated with intersection improvement via roundabout conversion.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Ping Yi, P.E.

First Reader

Dr. Wieslaw K Binienda, F. ASCE

Second Reader

Dr. William H. Schneider IV., P.E.

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Ping Yi, P.E.

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