Term of the Road Dictionary

design capacity

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Traffic Traffic Engineering
  • Definition : Volume of traffic in vehicles per hour which can be permitted to give reasonable flow characteristics (viz. adequate travel speed with respect to the economic and social function of the road).
  • Synonyms : practical capacity [obsolete]

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