TMC Freeway Management Functional Area

Description

Remotely controls ramp meters, interchange connector meters, lane control signals, mainline meters, and variable speed control systems.

Included In

TDOT Region 2 TMC - Chattanooga
GDOT Atlanta TMC
Municipal TOC
GDOT District 6 Dalton/Whitfield TCC

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall remotely control systems to manage use of the freeways, including ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls.
2The center shall collect operational status from ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls and compare against the control information sent by the center.
3The center shall collect fault data from ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls.
4The center shall implement control strategies, under control of center personnel, on some or all of the freeway network devices (e.g. ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls), based on data from sensors monitoring traffic conditions upstream, downstream, and queue data on the ramps themselves.