Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Identifier

1010

Date

2013

Date of Award

12-2-2013

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Major

Civil Engineering

Concentration

Transportation Engineering

Committee Chair

Stephanie Ivey

Committee Member

Mihalis Golias

Committee Member

Sabyasachee Mishra

Abstract

The City of Germantown has experienced a rise in intersection related crashes over the past several years. They currently must sort throught hundreds of documents to perform analysis on these intersections and the cause of increased crash rates. This thesis proposes a method of visual analysis of the 39 major intersections within the Germantown city limits. Visual mapping software is required for visual analysis. The incorporation of ArcGIS 10 is critical to the success of this project because it provides a means of quick visual analysis of intersection related crash data within the city. This provides Germantown officials with a starting point in their search for problem intersections. Similar projects have been performed throughout the country. Most of these were at a statewide or county level. This thesis will focus on one city and the visual crash data analysis of the corresponding 39 major intersections.

Comments

Data is provided by the student.

Library Comment

dissertation or thesis originally submitted to the local University of Memphis Electronic Theses & dissertation (ETD) Repository.

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