An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The study aims to identify the state pattern of the road network in the city of Salt, and its general characteristics. In order to achieve the objectives of the study, the descriptive and analytical approaches were used, and the data of this study was collected from different sources, such as; the governmental reports and field surveys. Different methods of analysis and assessment were used in this study, such as; average nearest neighbor and Quantitative Analysis for the general characteristics of the road network, like; accessibility, detour index and density of the network roads. the study showed, through road network analysis, a high level of connectivity and linkage, and recommended the necessity of a comprehensive master plan of the city that takes into consideration the topography of the area, and the road network in the city. in addition, the study recommends reorganizing roads in the city to increase traffic flow.