TMC Evacuation Support Functional Area

Description

Development, coordination, and execution of special traffic management strategies during evacuation and subsequent reentry of a population in the vicinity of a disaster or major emergency. Interfaces with emergency management and other traffic management centers.

Included In

TDOT Region 2 TMC - Chattanooga
GDOT Atlanta TMC
City of Chattanooga TOC
City of East Ridge TOC
City of Red Bank TOC
City of Soddy Daisy TOC
Municipal TOC
TDOT Emergency Services Coordinator
GDOT Emergency Services Coordinator

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall coordinate planning for evacuation with emergency management centers - including pre-planning activities such as establishing routes, areas to be evacuated, timing, etc.
2The center shall support requests from emergency management centers to preempt the current traffic control strategy, activate traffic control and closure systems such as gates and barriers, activate safeguard systems, or use driver information systems to support evacuation traffic control plans.
3The center shall coordinate information and controls with other traffic management centers.
4The center shall coordinate execution of evacuation strategies with emergency management centers - including activities such as setting closures and detours, establishing routes, updating areas to be evacuated, timing the process, etc.