Introduction to Junction Design

Cost:   TBC
Duration:  3 days
Date:  TBA
Times:  9.00 am - 4.30pm 
Location:  Coventry or London
How to Book:  Download Booking Form or Book Online (see below)


A three-day course designed to provide an understanding of the principles and practice of designing priority, traffic signal, roundabout and mini-roundabout junctions.  This module is aimed at a broad range of professionals who are involved in designing or assessing the adequacy of junctions.

The course consists of informal short lectures, practical workshops and discussion sessions, case studies and examples.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of the course is to help delegates to understand the issues involved in designing and constructing junctions or junction improvements and to provide delegates with the knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out their professional roles.

The course provides the opportunity for delegates to network and consider the advantages and dis-advantages of different forms of junction and to provide advice to delegates on their own projects and improve their design and implementation skills.

Topics covered

  • General principles of junction design and selection of junction types
  • Priority junctions - Typical layouts
  • Principles of priority junction design
  • Priority Junctions - Safety Issues and designing for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Priority junction design workshops
  • Capacity issues including PICADY 5
  • Principles of traffic signal control
  • Methods of signal control
  • Signal design workshop
  • Capacity issues
  • Designing for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Principles of roundabout design
  • Geometric design of roundabouts including workshop
  • Designing for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Mini-roundabouts
  • Mini-roundabout design workshop 
  • Capacity issues including ARCADY 6


Delegates completing this course will receive a CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both the IHE and CIHT.

How to book

Unfortunately we don't have a date scheduled for this workshop.  If you wish to register your interest, please contact us using the button below.  We will let you know once the next date has been arranged.

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