|Client||Fulton Hogan Construction|
|Project Overview||There is an existing TFS along Spit Road consists of two overhead gantry structures and lane usage signs (LUS) which stipulate allowable lane use between Awaba Street and Ourimbah Road. Median separation is provided via candy poles to opposing directions of traffic. A movable median and In-Pavement Lights (IPLs) are located at the southern transition.
Due to the increasing volume of vehicles within the local road network and the implementation of the new NBBP, there is a need to improve the capacity of the existing road network by extending the use of tidal flow technologies to increase peak-period capacity for inbound traffic without requiring major infrastructure upgrades.
|JJR Involvement||JJR undertook a detailed options assessment for the Tidal Flow System (TFS) extension along Spit Rd from Ourimbah Road to Medusa Street on behalf of Transport for NSW (TfNSW).
Detailed assessment criteria were developed to comparatively weight the shortlisted options which included: