Fuhrmann Engineering Traffic Counts

Jamie Setting Traffic CountersFuhrmann Engineering Crews were busy the month of July, August, and September in District 6 setting Traffic Counters for our prime consultant DLZ.

One of Fuhrmann’s crews, lead by Jamie Shaw (pictured), has been setting counters in Schuyler, Brown, Adams, and Hancock Counties, all in District 6.

Fuhrmann Engineering Crews were also busy the month of July, August, and September in Districts 5 and 7 setting Traffic Counters for our prime consultant Terra Engineering.

Fuhrmann Engineering’s other crew, lead by Dan Fenton, has been setting counters near Vandalia in Fayette County and near Paris in Edgar County.

Road Tubes, Hi-star Counters, or Miovision Cameras are placed across the roadway for 24 hours.  Traffic volume, vehicle classification, and vehicle speed data are gathered.

The data, along with GPS data points are collected in the field. The data is reviewed and compiled into a database for submittal to IDOT.  At the end of each collection year, Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) data collected is posted to IDOT’s website  Getting Around Illinois.