Traffic Count Info
Average Daily Traffic (ADT) In March 2006, Hexagon Transportation Consultants compiled a traffic study as part of th Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation San Carlos Center project.
Click on the link to get more information on the estimated Average Daily Traffic (ADT) for roadway segments in San Carlos. (5KB)
Note: ADT was estimated based on PM peak hour turning movement counts at various intersections conducted in March, 2004.
Traffic Conditions at Major Intersections
Traffic conditions at the study intersections and on the study freeway segments were analyzed for the weekday AM and PM peak hours of traffic. The AM peak hour of traffic is generally between 7:00 and 9:00 AM, and the PM peak hour is typically between 4:00 and 6:00 PM. It is during these periods that the most congested traffic conditions occur during an average day.
Traffic volumes were obtained from March 2004 turning movement counts at the following intersections:
- El Camino Real/Harbor
- Harbor/Industrial Road
- El Camino Real/Holly St
- Holly St/Old County Road
- Holly St/Industrial Road
- San Carlos Av/Alameda de las Pulgas
- San Carlos Av/El Camino Real
- Brittan Av/Alameda de las Pulgas
- Brittan Av/Industrial Road
- Brittan Av/El Camino Real
- Brittan Av/Old County Road
- Howard Av/El Camino Real
- Howard Av/Old County Road
To view the existing peak-hour intersection traffic volumes. (373KB)