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RAMP

1. In highway systems generally, an inclined section of roadway over which traffic passes for the primary purpose of ascending or descending to make connections with other roadways. It can also be an interconnecting roadway to an interchange, or any…

RAMP METERING

1. The process of facilitating traffic flow on freeways by regulating the amount of traffic entering the freeway through use of control devices on entrance ramps. 2. The procedure of equipping a freeway approach ramp with a metering device and…