Paramics Discovery used to test the impact of 200 new houses near Newcastle

Paramics Discovery used to test the impact of 200 new houses near Newcastle

A Paramics Discovery model was developed by WYG to determine whether a housing development of 200 homes could be accessed directly from the North Brunton Interchange, a grade separated junction with the A1(T).

To reproduce the observed traffic congestion, the network of junctions around the interchange was modelled in Paramics Discovery. The junctions included traffic signals, a conventional roundabout, a signal controlled roundabout, priority junctions and slip roads with merges / diverges. The Paramics Discovery model also included a series of committed highway schemes.

On the successful completion of the modelling project, Highways England concluded that the junction would operate satisfactorily in 2030 with full Local Plan development traffic.

Top of the page

Read also

Wide Area Paramics Discovery Model developed to support planning applications in Warwickshire
Wide Area Paramics Discovery Model developed to support planning applications in Warwickshire
Paramics Discovery model informs important planning decision in Attleborough, Norfolk
Paramics Discovery model informs important planning decision in Attleborough, Norfolk
Paramics Discovery used to test roadworks on the M8 Kingston Bridge in Glasgow
Paramics Discovery used to test roadworks on the M8 Kingston Bridge in Glasgow
Paramics Discovery used to test Air Quality Action Plan in Crieff
Paramics Discovery used to test Air Quality Action Plan in Crieff
SYSTRA has successfully completed an upgrade of the Crieff microsimulation (...)
LRT service in India modelled in Paramics Discovery
LRT service in India modelled in Paramics Discovery
A Paramics Discovery model of Benz Circle junction in Vijayawada, Andhra (...)
New features in Paramics Discovery 20 used to develop Watford model
New features in Paramics Discovery 20 used to develop Watford model
SYSTRA Limited has been making use of the new features in Paramics (...)
Glasgow City Centre Paramics Discovery Model
Glasgow City Centre Paramics Discovery Model
Paramics Discovery used to model Douglas, Isle of Man
Paramics Discovery used to model Douglas, Isle of Man
Paramics Discovery used to model the Cross Tay Link Road in Scotland
Paramics Discovery used to model the Cross Tay Link Road in Scotland
The Cross Tay Link Road (CTLR) project is part of The City of Perth, (...)
Ramp Metering in Stockholm, Sweden
Ramp Metering in Stockholm, Sweden
Trafikverket (The Swedish Transport Agency) wanted to understand whether (...)
South Islands First Roundabout Meter in Christchurch, New Zealand
South Islands First Roundabout Meter in Christchurch, New Zealand
The South Island of New Zealand does not invoke images of large (...)
A City Wide Model of Rotterdam used to assess the impact of renovation of the Maastunnel
A City Wide Model of Rotterdam used to assess the impact of renovation of the Maastunnel
Rotterdam is a city divided by the river Maas. There are three river (...)
Paramics Microsimulation SYSTRA Ltd, Prospect House, 5 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DF
Contact