Assignment Name:
Traffic Impact Assessment & Infrastructure Improvement Study for Four Stars Hotel Development, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arab

Location within Country:


Name of Client:

Hussain Consulting

Completion Date:

April 2016

Name of Associated Consultants, if any:


Narrative Description of Project:

The proposed project is a Four Star Hotel development with the total GFA being 14,318.8 sqm for residential purpose with a small component of restaurant, commercial shops, ceremonial hall and also office spaces for workers of the hotel. The proposed project site is located in Al Nuzhah District/1 on Al Madinah Al Munawarah Road. Detailed Traffic Impact Study of the building along with its extended road network was analyzed with the help of micro simulation tools i.e. PTV VISTRO to recommend the best possible traffic circulation pattern for the building (both internally & externally).

Description of Actual Services Provided by Our Staff within the Assignment:

The project included development of a calibrated micro simulation model (using PTV VISTRO) for various conditions. The study area considered for this project consisted analysis of 6 junctions in the network. The project scope included
  • Collection of turning movement count and delay data for all the 6 junctions
  • Estimation of trip generation (using ITE Trip Rate Manual & Riyadh Trip Generation Manual)
  • Trip distribution
  • Development of calibrated micro simulation model of the network
  • Policy testing for 10 year traffic projections
  • Recommendation on changes needed in the traffic network for accommodating traffic of other adjacent buildings
  • Developing preliminary alternatives for suggested improvement in road infrastructure
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