City of Fort Worth Roadway Devices

Status

Existing

Description

City of Fort Worth Roadway Devices are devices are controlled by operators in the City of Fort Worth Traffic Management Center. These devices aid operators in the traffic management center with the monitoring and managing of Fort Worth traffic conditions. The field equipment that aids these operators include Traffic Signal Systems vehicle detection, portable equipment, rail intersections and CCTV Cameras.

Stakeholders

StakeholderRoleRole Status
City of Fort WorthOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

ITS Roadway Equipment
Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Roadway Environmental Monitoring'Roadway Environmental Monitoring' measures environmental conditions and communicates the collected information back to a center where it can be monitored and analyzed or to other field devices to support communications to vehicles. A broad array of general weather and road surface information may be collected. Weather conditions that may be measured include temperature, wind, humidity, precipitation, and visibility. Surface and sub–surface sensors can measure road surface temperature, moisture, icing, salinity, and other measures.False
Roadway Work Zone Traffic Control'Roadway Work Zone Traffic Control' controls traffic in areas of the roadway where maintenance and construction activities are underway, monitoring and controlling traffic using field equipment such as CCTV cameras, dynamic messages signs, and gates/barriers. Work zone speeds and delays are provided to the motorist prior to the work zones.False

Physical Standards

SDODocument #TitleUser Defined
ITEITE ITS CabinetITS Standard Specification for Roadside CabinetsFalse
NEMANEMA TS 4Hardware Standards for Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) with NTCIP RequirementsFalse
NEMA TS 5Portable Traffic Signal Systems (PTSS) Standard Control Circuit and Pilot DevicesFalse
NEMA TS 8Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)False
USDOTRSU V4USDOT Roadside Unit (RSU) Specification Document – Version 4False

Interfaces To

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City of Fort Worth Maintenance and Construction Management Center
City of Fort Worth Maintenance and Construction Vehicles
City of Fort Worth Traffic Management Center
Fort Worth Transportation Authority Transit Vehicles