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Traffic Engineering

International Park of Commerce (Cordes Ranch) Trip Generation and Traffic Operation Analysis

  • Tracy, CA

  • Studies Completed - 2018

  • Design and Construction - TBD

R&M completed traffic studies for recent developments having added a commercial subdivision named Cordes Ranch in the City of Tracy.  The Cordes Ranch Specific Plan (CRSP) was adopted in part to harness the utility of relatively inexpensive land and access to major north-south and east-west freeways with a contemporary business park. The Cordes Ranch subdivision is a 1760-acre development that borders both I-205 and I-580 freeways.  R&M was instrumental in preparing updated Trip Generation and Traffic Circulation Studies for Prologis and City of Tracy. Mr. Rajappan also wrote a paper for ITE publication on Fulfilment Center Trip Generation Rates anticipated for publication in late March 2019. 

11th Street Lammers Interchange 

  • Tracy, CA

  • Studies in Progress 

  • Design and Construction - TBD

R&M is currently performing the traffic analysis for this 11th Street Interchange. Morning and evening peak period data was collected to determine the analysis AM and PM peak hours and to evaluate traffic operations during the peak hours.  The analysis AM and PM peak hours usually reflects the hour when traffic congestion is highest.  In unusual cases when the peak hour on local streets differs from the freeway mainline peak hour, it is necessary to choose the local street or the mainline peak hour as the analysis peak hour for evaluation purposes.  The decision on which peak hour to choose is often based on the project/study objectives. The purpose of this traffic operations report is to evaluate design alternatives and determine the resulting operational impacts of the various build alternatives during the peak traffic volume conditions at the interchange. 

BNSF Intermodal Facility

  • Stockton, CA

  • Studies Completed - 1998

  • Design and Construction - 1999 and 2002

R&M was retained by the County of San Joaquin (now SJCOG) to prepare a traffic impact study for the relocation of the existing BNSF intermodal facility in Stockton, California. The proposed site was relocated to improve rail-truck operations, increase lift operation capacity and modernize facilities. The site consists of approximately 470 acres, located east of Austin Road, west of Jack Tone Road, and south of the main line right of way owned by BNSF. R&M successfully determined the traffic impacts of the proposed project on the surrounding roadway system, and identified mitigation measures which would reduce any significant impacts. The evaluation included a Near-Term and Long-Term analysis of impacts to the roadway system. Levels of Service (LOS) for all study intersections were computed based on the delay methodology as presented in the Highway Capacity Manual for unsignalized and signalized intersections. 

San Jose City Hall  

  • San Jose, CA

  • Studies Completed - 1998

  • Design and Construction - 1999 and 2005

When the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Jose identified a site to relocate City Hall, in accordance with the approval of San Jose voters in 1996, the Agency turned to R&M to prepare preliminary site demolition, utility and infrastructure costs for the new $400 million Civic Center Complex. R&M prepared the following plans and components:
- Existing utilities and parcels
- Conceptual plan for utility abandonments and relocations
- Conceptual plan for site demolition, clearing, grubbing and grading
- Conceptual plan for stubbing in water lines, sanitary, storm, electrical service
- Conceptual cost estimate for utilities, site preparation, new utility stubs
- Conceptual site preparation report
- Traffic Impact Assessment for EIR