Roadway Barrier System Control Functional Area

Description

'Roadway Barrier System Control' includes the field equipment that controls barrier systems used to control access to transportation facilities and infrastructure. Barrier systems include automatic or remotely controlled gates, barriers and other access control systems.

Included In

TxDOT – Dallas District Roadway Devices
TxDOT – Fort Worth District Roadway Devices

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The field element shall activate barrier systems for transportation facilities and infrastructure under center control. Barrier systems include automated or remotely controlled gates, barriers and other systems that manage entry to roadways.
02The field element shall return barrier system operational status to the controlling center.
03The field element shall return barrier system fault data to the maintenance center for repair.
04The field element shall receive requests for access from approaching vehicles using field–vehicle communications and validate and authenticate the requests.
05The field element shall grant access only to qualified vehicles.
06The field element shall communicate access permission status and access instructions to approaching vehicles using field–vehicle communications.