Regional Traffic Count Program

The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments relies on traffic counts from member jurisdictions for tracking vehicle and classification count data to analyze volumes and freight movement over time. In Benton & Franklin counties traffic counts are important for use in the Tri-City Area Traffic Model, Local comprehensive plans and economic development by private sector developers, real estate professionals and property owners. Local jurisdictions rely on Average Daily Traffic (ADT) when making road improvements to determine traffic closures, detours and staging. Traffic count data is useful for determining future roadway and capacity needs and also as input to assist in establishing Federal Functional Classifications.

Traffic count data will be important as part of the metrics used to measure performance targets. Performance measures will play a direct role in identifying transportation investments. in the application process for state transportation funding programs such as the Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board (FMSIB), Transportation Investment Board (TIB) and County Road Assessment Board (CRAB).

Count specifications included a 72-hour (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) bi-directional counts at approximately 630 sites in Benton & Franklin Counties. The counts would collect the following data: Vehicle Volume, Vehicle Classification & Vehicle Speed by 15 minute intervals with a grand total for each site.

For more information on the Regional Traffic Count Program please contact Erin Braich.

2018 Regional Traffic Count Report

2018 Benton City Volumes
2018 Benton County Volumes
2018 Connell Volumes
2018 Franklin County Volumes
2018 Kennewick Volumes
2018 Pasco Volumes
2018 Prosser Volumes
2018 Richland Volumes
2018 West Richland Volumes

2016 Benton City Volumes
2016 Benton County Volumes
2016 Connell Volumes
2016 Franklin County Volumes
2016 Kennewick Volumes
2016 Pasco Volumes
2016 Prosser Volumes
2016 Richland Volumes
2016 West Richland Volumes