Highway Chronicle Chapter XII:
Traffic Needs are Met with New Technologies
meet the challenges of increasing traffic volumes and safety concerns, the
County Engineer's Office employs new engineering and construction technologies,
whenever applicable, in accordance with federal, state, and municipal standards.
travelled roads are being rebuilt and widened to accommodate turn lanes, bicycle lanes,
sidewalks, curbing, and new storm water drainage systems. (Clime Road shown
with high congestion and accident rates are also being improved through the
addition of turn lanes, new traffic control signals and signage, and at some
locations, realignment as a modern roundabout. (Reynoldsburg-New Albany
Road/Morse Road Roundabout shown here)
performance asphalt, concrete, and epoxy coated steel are being used to build long lasting
roads and bridges that better withstand aging, freeze-thaw cycles, and
the wear and tear of heavy traffic.
widespread use of computer programs to more efficiently create construction
which began around 1990, continues to revolutionize our work. The latest software involves
3-D design, drafting, modeling, animation, and architectural drawing.
Construction Projects 2000-2012
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