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Offline dyoungyn

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Re: Show us your...Intersections
« Reply #4680 on: July 24, 2019, 05:56:57 AM »
Or even something like this that Alex showed us how to do a few years ago.  Love this feature and it truly does make a true "T Interchange" functional.  Only wish we could put wider networks across.

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Re: Show us your...Intersections
« Reply #4681 on: July 24, 2019, 07:30:45 PM »
That one should definitely be a QC Express...
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Re: Show us your...Intersections
« Reply #4682 on: July 29, 2019, 03:08:39 AM »
A work in progress. RHWx magic!


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Re: Show us your...Intersections
« Reply #4683 on: July 29, 2019, 03:49:36 AM »
Nice, very nice.

Only thing i would change if it were me, I would make the elevated RHW4 that does the 90degree curve as MIS instead, so the exit for the diagonal MIS look safer.  If it's possible of course.
It's just my two cents, i don't like the exits that are straight like that without any merging area. :)
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Re: Show us your...Intersections
« Reply #4684 on: July 29, 2019, 04:27:29 PM »
Awesome work! I imagine that took quite a while to make...I know I sure went googly-eyed trying to follow each individual lane around the screen  ?=mad)=

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Re: Show us your...Intersections
« Reply #4685 on: August 22, 2019, 08:53:34 PM »
Thanks! art128, I agree about adding room to merge in the future. We may eventually have support for that particular inside flex ramp at that level soon. For now, those Sims will have to get out of each other's way.  :D

Expanded on the last interchange a bit. This interchange is actually inspired by an interchange at 75 and 696 in Detroit, although the actual interchange has a four-level crossing as opposed to my more Tex-ified three-level crossings:


Throwing in some Texas Turnarounds for good measure:


To the west of this interchange, there's a three-way interchange with some additional frontage support:




And down the way, a DDI with Texas Turnarounds. Somewhat unnecessary given the traffic flow of a DDI. Regardless, it provides some congestion relief.


Actually, TX-DOT is planning to build more DDIs and SPUIs in the future. Of course, we can't do anything without frontage roads, so they actually look a lot like the last pic.  ::)

Some fun examples if you're interested:
Here are some plans for what we call a "Modified SPUI" with frontage roads and Texas Turnarounds:  :P
https://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot/get-involved/sat/wurzbach-nw-military/focus-group-presentation.pdf

And of course, here's our take on the frontage DDI:
https://cbsaustin.com/news/local/txdot-breaks-ground-on-parmer-lane-interchange-improvements

Fun stuff!

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Re: Show us your...Intersections
« Reply #4686 on: August 25, 2019, 04:55:18 PM »
It's truly amazing to see what you can get out of the RHW with patience, creativity and talent.  :thumbsup: