Roadway Work Zone Traffic Control Functional Area

Description

'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.

Included In

City of Arlington Roadway Devices
City of Dallas Roadway Devices
City of Fort Worth Roadway Devices
City of Plano Roadway Devices
Local Roadway Devices
TxDOT – Dallas District Roadway Devices
TxDOT – Fort Worth District Roadway Devices

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The field element shall collect, process, and send work zone images to the center for further analysis and distribution, under center control.
02Under traffic and maintenance center control, the field element shall include driver information systems (such as dynamic messages signs and highway advisory radios) that advise drivers of activity around the work zone through which they are currently passing.
03Under the control of field personnel within maintenance vehicles, the field element shall include driver information systems (such as dynamic messages signs and highway advisory radios) that advise drivers of activity around a work zone through which they are currently passing.
04The field element shall control access to the work zone using automated gate or barrier systems. This includes automated flagger assistance devices that include automated gate arms and other automated gate/barrier systems.
05The field element shall provide operational status for the surveillance (e.g. CCTV), driver information systems, and gates/barriers in work zones to the maintenance center.
06The field element shall provide fault data for the surveillance (e.g. CCTV), driver information systems, and gates/barriers in work zones to the maintenance center for repair.