Traffic Count Abbreviations

Traffic count help is avialable through Francisco Torres at ftorres@nctcog.org for more assistance with any traffic count information.

Within the Traffic Count Database are several abbreviations and acronyms. Use the following table to help decide what search string to enter or to decipher a road name returned from a query. Note that the abbreviation may be "run together" with another word or abbreviation. For example, "RPN" would mean "ramp north." Some street names may also be abbreviated; these abbreviations are not listed below

Abbreviation/Acronym Meaning Example
AVE Avenue AVE J
BLVD Boulevard IRVING BLVD
BUS or BU Business BUS356
CIR Circle BENBROOK CIR
CON Connection JEFFERSON-MAIN CON
CR County Road CR111
DIRCON Direct Connection IH635 DIRCON US75 SB
DNT Dallas North Tollway DNT NB
DR Drive UNIVERSITY DR
E East E IH 20
EB East Bound IH635 OFFRAMP EB
EXPWY Expressway CENTRAL EXPWY
EXT or EXTN Extension WEBB CHAPEL EXT
FM Farm to Market FM157
FRTG or FR Frontage Road US175 FRTG NB
HWY Highway NORTHWEST HWY
IH Interstate Highway IH635
LN Lane MOCKINGBIRD LN
N North N MAIN ST
NB North Bound DNT FRTG NB
NE Northeast NE 28TH ST
NW Northwest NW 19TH ST
PKWY Parkway MOUNTAIN CRK PKWY
RD Road ROWLETT RD
RP Ramp RPSH360
S South S MAIN ST
SB South Bound SH174 SB
SE Southeast SE 14TH ST
SH State Highway SH114
ST Street MAIN ST
SW Southwest SW 3RD ST
TR Trail WARRIOR TR
UR Urban Road UR1901
US United States Highway US287
VD Viaduct HOUSTON ST VD
W West W IH 20
WB West Bound IH30 FR