TMC Work Zone Traffic Management Functional Area


'TMC Work Zone Traffic Management' coordinates work plans with maintenance systems so that work zones are established that have minimum traffic impact. Traffic control strategies are implemented to further mitigate traffic impacts associated with work zones that are established, providing work zone information to driver information systems such as dynamic message signs.

Included In

City of Arlington Traffic Management Center
City of Dallas Traffic Management Center
City of Fort Worth Traffic Management Center
City of Plano Traffic Management Center
Local Traffic Management Center
TxDOT – Dallas District Traffic Management Center (DalTrans)
TxDOT – Fort Worth District Traffic Management Center

Functional Requirements

1The center shall receive work zone images from a maintenance center.
2The center shall analyze work zone images for indications of a possible incident.
3The center shall remotely control driver information systems (such as dynamic messages signs, highway advisory radios) to advise drivers of activity around a work zone.
4The center shall collect operational status for the driver information systems equipment in work zones.
5The center shall collect fault data for the driver information systems equipment in work zones for repair.
6The center shall receive proposed maintenance and construction work plans, analyze the activity as a possible traffic incident, and provide work plan feedback to the sending center.
7The center shall receive temporary facility restrictions that are imposed during maintenance and construction.