Roadway Work Zone Safety Functional Area

Description

'Roadway Work Zone Safety' includes field elements that detect vehicle intrusions in work zones and warns crew workers and drivers of imminent encroachment. Crew movements are also monitored so that the crew can be warned of movement beyond the designated safe zone.

Included In

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

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The field element shall include work zone intrusion detection devices that detect when a vehicle has intruded upon the boundary of a work zone, under center control.
02The field element shall include work zone intrusion detection devices that detect when crew workers have crossed the boundary between the work zone and vehicle traffic, under center control.
03The field element shall include work zone intrusion alerting devices that alert crew workers of a work zone emergency or safety issue such as the intrusion of a vehicle into the work zone area or movement of field crew into the travel lanes or vehicles approaching at an unsafe speed.
04The field element shall include work zone intrusion alerting devices that notify crew via maintenance vehicles of a work zone emergency or safety issue such as the intrusion of a vehicle into the work zone area or movement of field crew into the travel lanes.
05The field element shall include work zone intrusion alerting devices that alert drivers that they have intruded upon the perimeter of the work zone, or are about to do so; may provide alerts to drivers directly or via in–vehicle signing.
06The field element shall provide operational status for the work zone intrusion detection devices to the maintenance center.
07The field element shall provide fault data for the work zone intrusion detection devices to the maintenance center for repair.
08The field element shall provide operational status for the work zone intrusion alerting devices to the maintenance center.
09The field element shall provide fault data for the work zone intrusion alerting devices to the maintenance center for repair.