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Model Inventory of Roadway Elements – MIRE, Version 1.0

129. Intersecting Angle

Definition: The measurement in degrees of the smallest angle between any two legs of the intersection. This value will always be within a range of 0 to 90 degrees (i.e., for non-zero angles, always measure the acute rather than the obtuse angle).

Attributes: Degrees

See Figure 7 for additional detail.

Priority: Critical

HPMS/Tool Requirements: HSM/IHSDM (Required)

Illustration shows a two-lane roadway being intersected on an angle by another 2-lane roadway. A curved arrow indicates that the intersecting angle should be measured between  centerlines  of the two roadways.

Figure 7. Illustration of Intersecting Angle.

Page last modified on October 15, 2014.
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