Parking Study at Simhachalam Temple Hill Top in Visakhapatnam – Case Study
V. Bhavani Sankar1, K. Durga Rani2, S.S.S.V. Gopala Raju3
1V. Bhavani Sankar,  Dept, of Civil Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, (A.P), India.
2K. Durga Rani, Professor, Dept, of Civil Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, (A.P), India.
3S.S.S.V. Gopala Raju, Professor, Dept, of Civil Engineering, MVGR College of Engineering, Vizianagaram, (A.P), India.
Manuscript received on September 18, 2014. | Revised Manuscript received on October 01, 2014. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2014. | PP: 74-76  | Volume-4 Issue-1, October 2014. | Retrieval Number:  A3435104114/2013©BEIESP

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Abstract: The Historic Varaha Narasimha Swami’s temple is located on Simhachalam hill at an elevation of 244 mats, built in the 11th century by the King Sri Krishna devarayam. Thousands of pilgrims visit the temple from various parts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha daily. There is no proper parking place or parking slots available for two and four wheelers. In the present work, the parking demand on Simhachalam hill top is studied and proposed a place for two wheeler, four wheeler and bus parking slots based on the analysis. As per the demand about 100 two wheeler slots, 320 four wheelers slots and 20 bus parking slots have been proposed.
Keywords: Parking, Traffic, Road Geometry, Parking Demand.