ATMS04-Freeway Control

Status

Planned

Description

This market package provides central monitoring and control, communications, and field equipment that support freeway management. It supports a range of freeway management control strategies including ramp metering, interchange metering, mainline lane controls, mainline metering, and other strategies including variable speed controls. This package incorporates the instrumentation included in the Network Surveillance Market Package to support freeway monitoring and adaptive strategies as an option. 

This market package also includes the capability to utilize surveillance information for detection of incidents. Typically, the processing would be performed at a traffic management center; however, developments might allow for point detection with roadway equipment. For example, a CCTV might include the capability to detect an incident based upon image changes. Additionally, this market package allows general advisory and traffic control information to be provided to the driver while en route.