Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 8
Page No. 1747 - 1751

Examining and Evaluating Pavements and Conformity Urban Streets by the Notice to Movement of Physical Handicapped (Case Study: Kerman Parastar Blvd. and Shafa Streets)

Authors : Amirali Mohseni

Abstract: Pavements are pathways which have an effective role in social interaction of people in society and their designing should be so that their accessibility and use to be provided for all people in the society such as handicapped citizens and attention to various factors in designing pavements can promote access ease and traffic for handicapped citizens and the aim of this study is to address how various factors such as appropriate slope, appropriate width, obstacles removal, leveling of the surfaces, creating ramps and so on are influential in designing and developing appropriate pavements. Analyzing their relation through correlation method and size grade based on the performed studies of urban conditions improvement are considered among important criteria of assessing the quality of urban pavements access for handicapped. This study is analytical-descriptive in regard of objective and is considered among applied research type. Data collecting method is field and documentary method. This study tries to collect data using field method and address the existing obstacles and problems in pavements around Kerman Parastar Blvd. and Shafa Streets which prevent from handicapped presence and the results obtained from the study show that comparing the existing status of the mentioned pavements based on influence of the urban planning standards, the left side pavement of Shafa St. has the highest rank for handicapped traffic. In the second stage, the left side pavement of Parastar Blvd. St. and after that the right side pavement of Parastar Blvd. St. and finally the right side pavement of Shafa St. were ranked.

How to cite this article:

Amirali Mohseni , 2016. Examining and Evaluating Pavements and Conformity Urban Streets by the Notice to Movement of Physical Handicapped (Case Study: Kerman Parastar Blvd. and Shafa Streets). Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11: 1747-1751.

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