Category Archives: Public Services

Public Services listed on the Service pages.

May 6th, 2014

Detailed Design

Detailed DesignCastleglenn’s roadway designs include grading, horizontal and vertical curve geometry, cross-section and pavement structure, storm water management, intersections, signing and striping elements.

Specifically for institutions and quarries (or other developments that need to accommodate emergency and/or heavy vehicles), Castleglenn focuses on its designs for emergency and/or heavy vehicles: grading, adequate horizontal and vertical curves to accommodate vehicle turning movements, cross-sections and pavement structures able to sustain heavy loads, intersections, roadway restrictions (if applicable), heavy vehicle routes, ramps and signing. The design features would allow for optimal operational practice and vehicle safety.

March 5th, 2014

Transit Systems

Transit SystemsFrequent and efficient transit systems help reduce traffic congestion on local roadways and provide an alternative mode of transportation for commuters. Transit system planning includes forecast ridership, determining infrastructure requirements and evaluation of existing facilities.

Castleglenn evaluates transit use as a part of each of its Transportation Impact Assessments to ensure this mode of travel is accounted for.

March 5th, 2014

Greenhouse Gas Emission Modeling

Greenhouse Gas EmissionsGreenhouse gas emission modeling can be analyzed based upon traffic volumes, heavy vehicle volumes and traffic operations.  Castleglenn evaluates quantities of fuel consumption, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds and can compare these emissions for various transportation network options.

March 5th, 2014

Environmental Overviews

Environmental OverviewAn Environmental Overview is an assessment tool that provides basic information on existing environmental conditions and an assessment of how the environment might be altered as a result of proposed infrastructure.

Castleglenn evaluates numerous environmental factors as part of each of its Functional Planning Studies, including impacts to: wildlife, fisheries, vegetation, landforms, groundwater and wetlands.

March 5th, 2014

Cycling and Multi-Use Paths

Safe and convenient cycling facilities are an important part of a thriving transportation network. They provide a sustainable opportunity for leisurely or commuting cycling and promote a healthy lifestyle. Transportation studies include recreational and commuter pathway planning to provide convenient access for cyclists, runners, pedestrians and wheelchairs. Cycling and multi-use facility planning and design includes on-street and off-street facilities.

March 5th, 2014

Transportation Research and Development

shutterstock_68589490Transportation research addresses variables that include: population, land use, economic activity, transportation facilities and services, travel patterns and volumes, laws and ordinances, regional financial resources, community values and expectations. Castleglenn prides itself on undertaking comprehensive transportation research and providing its clients with concise information and recommendations.

March 5th, 2014

Transportation Network Assessment

These assessments are done to determine the level of sustainable development that can be accommodTransportation Network Assessmentated in a particular area, the most appropriate long-term use of the land and determining a planning and development strategy.

March 5th, 2014

Traffic Control Plans

Traffic Control PlansStrategies for TCPs involve directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic around a construction zone, accident or other road disruption to ensure the safety of emergency response teams, construction workers and the general public.

 

 

Woodroffe Avenue Reconstruction

March 5th, 2014

Road Safety Audit

Road Safety Audit2Road safety audits are used to evaluate the safety performance of existing or planned infrastructure and identify potential road safety issues or opportunities for improvement by way of an independent multi-disciplinary team.

March 5th, 2014

Public Consultation

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Castleglenn aims at ensuring an effective consultation process where all parties involved achieve a consensus, while assuring that technical standards, policies and guidelines are adhered to. Communicating the need to comply with standards is essential in assuring support for viable solutions.