I. Highway Planning, Management, Performance Evaluation & Instrumentation

1. Highway Planning & Management

7. Traffic Census for Roads of Uttar Pradesh State’s Core Road Network
Date of Start:
March 2006
(i) Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi (C, I)
(ii) Public Works Department, Uttar Pradesh (S)


Scope and Objectives
The main objective of the study is to collect the traffic data in the selected 50 locations on the state core network.
Uttar Pradesh (UP) PWD has assigned Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi to collect the base line traffic data for development of roads in Uttar Pradesh as part of the World Bank project. The survey will be carried out as per the guidelines and formats provided in the IRC:9:1972 - Traffic Census on Non-Urban Roads. The traffic volume points will be selected on mid block of the selected roads sections of the core road network based on physical verification on the site, taking into account the merging/diverging traffic conditions. The traffic volume survey will be carried out for seven days round the clock on 50 selected locations spread all over the state. The survey data will be analysed based on the classified volume for various period of time.
Significant / Utilisation Potential
The data will be useful for the implementing agencies in planning and management of the core road network of Uttar Pradesh.