Roadway Incident Detection Functional Area


'Roadway Incident Detection' provides incident detection using traffic detectors and surveillance equipment. It monitors for unusual traffic conditions that may indicate an incident or processes surveillance images, watching for potential incidents. It provides potential incident information as well as traffic flow and images to the center for processing and presentation to traffic operations personnel.

Included In

City of Arlington Roadway Devices
City of Dallas Roadway Devices
City of Plano Roadway Devices
North Texas Tollway Authority Roadway Devices
DFW International Airport Roadway Devices
TxDOT – Dallas District Roadway Devices
TxDOT – Fort Worth District Roadway Devices

Functional Requirements

1The field element shall collect, process, and send traffic images to the center for incident detection and further analysis.
2The field element shall remotely process video data and provide an indication of potential incidents to the traffic management center.
3The field element's video devices shall be remotely controlled by a traffic management center.
4The field element shall provide operational status and fault data for the incident detection devices to the traffic management center.
5The field equipment shall detect the characteristics of nearby vehicles.