[talk-ph] road conversion from primary to trunk
Eugene Alvin Villar
seav80 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 11 14:55:53 BST 2010
I personally think that trunk roads are generally long-distance roads meant
to drive traffic across a metropolis or across the countryside.
While traffic volume is a very good indicator, it's not always guaranteed.
That said, I was actually thinking of upgrading Espana-Quezon Avenue to
What do other people think?
On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 9:02 PM, Rally de Leon <ralleon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Basing on loose definition/s of trunk roads in the philippines, can
> the roads below (Top 10 Most Heavily Traveled Corridor in MM) be all
> converted to trunk roads? (some are already trunk roads)
> - very high volume of traffic (carrying the combined volumes of
> primary & secondary roads connected to it)
> -if it functions like a corridor.
> - a 'road system' that connects 2 or multiple provinces (crosses
> provincial boundaries) eg. Maharlika Highway (AH26), Marcos Highway
> (112km), Halsema Highway (180km), Manila East Road upto Laguna
> (80km), MacArthur Highway (Monumento to La Union, Gapan-Olongapo Road,
> StaRosa(Laguna) to Tagaytay(Cavite)
> TagaytayCity(Cavite)-Nasugbu(Batangas), etc.) There must be a lot like
> these in Mindanao,
> Top 10 Most Heavily Traveled Corridor in MM
> Annual Average Daily Traffic or AADT is estimated as the total volume
> counted over one year divided by the number of days in the year.
> Traffic Engineering Center of the Metro Manila Development Authority
> (MMDA) conducts a yearly volume count (AADT) for the major
> thoroughfares in Metro Manila. The latest data as of March 2010 is
> that of year 2008 study. The TOP 10 MOST HEAVILY TRAVELED CORRIDOR
> 1) EDSA (C-4)
> 2) Quezon Ave. / Commonwealth - (serves as the trunk road of Quezon City )
> 3) Katipunan (C-5)
> 4) SSH (R-3)
> 5) Roxas Blvd. (R-1)
> 6) Marcos Highway (also known as Marikina-Infanta Road - connects
> 7) Magsaysay Blvd. / Aurora Blvd.
> 8) A. H. Lacson / Pres. Quirino (C-2)
> 9) Ortigas Ave. (connects Rizal Province to NCR)
> 10) Araneta Ave. (C-3)
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