DATA BANK MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT FOR THE ILLINOIS HIGHWAY INFORMATION SYSTEM (IHIS)
CLIENT: Illinois Department of Transportation
CONTRACT: PTB 189 Item 2, D-91-049-18
Conduct field collection and processing of roadway, structure, traffic monitoring, jurisdictional changes, crash data, and other roadway conditions to update the Illinois Highway Information System (IHIS). Work with IDOT staff to solve data issues and update IDOT applications and databases.
Develop methodologies to evaluate, prioritize, and select pavement preservation projects and identify candidates for the use of new types of materials and construction methods.
ALGONQUIN ROAD (IL-62) FROM IL-25 TO IL-68 – PHASE I ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL
DAMA Consultants, Inc., worked with the the prime consultants, Epstein and Clark Dietz, Inc., to evaluate existing conditions along 5 miles of Algonquin Road (IL-62) between Elgin Road (IL-25) and West Dundee Road (IL-68) in Kane County and Cook County. The roadway passes through the Spring Lake Forest Preserve and currently has angled intersections at Bateman Road and Helm Road.
DAMA evaluated existing roadway deficiencies and improvement alternatives and developed alternative geometric designs. DAMA used the Open Roads and AutoTURN 10 software packages to create profiles and new alignments, corridor designs, and cross sections. The roadway improvements and turning radii were designed to accommodate 50mph to 60mph speeds and different vehicle types.
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