PS11-Early Warning System

Status

Existing

Description

This service package monitors and detects potential, looming, and actual disasters including natural disasters (hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, winter storms, tsunamis, etc.) and technological and man–made disasters (hazardous materials incidents, nuclear power plant accidents, and acts of terrorism including nuclear, chemical, biological, and radiological weapons attacks). The service package monitors alerting and advisory systems, ITS sensors and surveillance systems, field reports, and emergency call–taking systems to identify emergencies and notifies all responding agencies of detected emergencies.

Includes Elements

Local Emergency Management Centers
Local Traffic Management Center
North Texas Tollway Authority Traffic Management Center
TxDOT – Dallas District Maintenance and Construction Management Center
TxDOT – Fort Worth District Maintenance and Construction Management Center
Public / Private Transit Management Center
National Weather Service
LBJ Express Traffic Management Center
Texas Division of Emergency Management State Operations Center