Assignment Name:
Traffic Impact Study Of DHA Valley & DHA Phase II Extension, Islamabad


Location within Country:


Name of Client:

Bahria Town (pvt) Limited

Completion Date:

April 2010

Name of Associated Consultants, if any:


Narrative Description of Project:

To Conduct Traffic Impact study of the Bahria town Housing project and to investigate the impacts of generated traffic on the Neighborhood area.

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

  • Analysis of Future Conditions
  • Parking Requirements
  • Trip Generation/Attraction
  • Trip Distribution Estimation
  • Determination of Traffic Volume on each Road
  • Operational Analysis
  • Transit Bus Route Network
  • Access and Egress Analysis for Critical Areas
    • Undertake primary data collection by conducting midblock traffic counts, turning movement counts, origin-destination, willingness to pay, travel time and road condition surveys. These are to include, at least, the following: -
      1. Traffic counts surveys at road midblock to identify traffic movement volumes.
      2. Turning movements count to estimate number of lanes requirements for geometric design of interchanges.
      3. Passenger occupancy surveys for estimating number of persons travelling and assisting in network calibration at demand modeling stage.
      4. Roadside interview surveys for development of OD Matrices for macro modeling.
      5. Travel speed surveys, to determine the level of service on highways in the network.
      6. Road condition surveys to determine the current length, width of highway and other parameters for estimation of road capacities within the study area corridor.
    • Undertake other relevant surveys and compile the analyses and results;
    • Undertake site visits and discuss with the relevant authorities to identify and review local planning information, socio-economic / land use plan development data, population and vehicle ownership growth within the study corridor;
    • Validate socio-economic baseline data, that are readily available from previous studies;
    • Estimate number of lanes required at new interchanges locations.
    • Review toll rates excitingly prevailing on M-9 and other roads of NHA and corroborate already agreed toll rates with NHA during concession period.
    • Develop 4-stage traffic demand model for the study corridor using JICA STRADA with acceptable level of calibration.
    • Perform policy testing depicting various possible scenarios of operations using the demand model.
    • Estimating expected traffic diversion under agreed toll rates.
    • Perform detailed financial modeling with following covering the following:
      1. Preparation of financial and operational assumptions of the project.
      2. Development of financial model of the project.
      3. Carrying out sensitivity analysis of the project based on projected financial and hypotheses for key variable factors.
      4. Preparation of projected financial statements during concession period.
      5. Preparation of Project Information Memorandum (PIM) based on technical and financial feasibility of the project.
      6. Business advisory services for routine and non-routine financial, operational, corporate/secretarial and tax matters.
      7. Assistance to client for appointment of lead arranger for fund raising
      8. Assistance to banks with respect to potential transaction structuring for fund raising.
      9. Liaison with Client, Banks and other stakeholders for getting desired approvals for fund raising.
      10. Assistance to clients in implementation of financing structure.

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