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Webinar: FM 1960 Access Management Study – Driven By “Planning for Operations”

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Webinar: FM 1960 Access Management Study – Driven By “Planning for Operations”

April 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


This presentation focusses on the operational and safety needs of FM 1960 from East Gatewick to BF 1960A (the corridor) and the approach to identify short-, medium-, and long-range improvements to reduce crashes, alleviate traffic congestion, improve traffic flow, enhance multi-modal access, and improve access for existing and future developments. Proposed improvements are divided into short-range (0 to 5 years), medium-range (5 to 10 years), and long-range (10+years) categories to expedite the implementation of low-cost and high-impact short-range improvements and maximize project benefits over time. Improvement strategies also focus on enhancing safety and connectivity for pedestrians and bicyclists along segments of the corridor that warrant such consideration. The goal of this presentation is to focus on effectiveness of operational improvements and technology-based improvements to unlock and maximize operational and safety efficiency of existing assets.


Koushik Arunachalam PE is a Vice President and a Senior Project Manager leading Arcadis’ Texas Region Infrastructure Business Line. He has over 16 years of experience in research and consultancy with a broad focus on Traffic and ITS Engineering. Mr. Arunachalam’s expertise includes freeway and arterial corridor studies, sub-regional planning studies, managed lanes feasibility studies, micro, meso and macroscopic simulations, predictive safety analysis, ITS Planning and performing benefit to cost analysis for infrastructure investments. Koushik has served as the project manager on numerous TxDOT contracts such as Houston Planning Services, Statewide TSMO, Traffic & ITS On-call, Traffic Simulation and Safety Contract for IAJR, and Houston Signal Timing.


Member $25   |   Nonmember $75   |   Government $15   |   Student FREE



April 13
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Event Category:


Texas Section