Roadway Dynamic Lane Management and Shoulder Use Functional Area


Field elements including physical overhead lane signs and associated control electronics that are used to manage and control specific lanes, including temporary use of shoulders as travel lanes.

Included In

TxDOT District Roadway Devices

Functional Requirements

1The field element shall measure traffic conditions per lane, under center control.
2The field element shall determine how to change the lane controls to respond to current traffic and road conditions.
3The field element shall receive lane management control information from the controlling center.
4The field element shall provide guidance and information to drivers regarding current lane configuration and status.
5The field element shall monitor vehicle characteristics and classify individual vehicles.
6The field element shall collect vehicle profile information from individual vehicles using field-vehicle communications.
7The field element shall monitor current lane usage to determine if vehicles are complying with current lane use restrictions.
8The field element shall capture vehicle information, including vehicle image(s) of vehicles violating current lane usage restrictions and report violations to the controlling center.
9The field element shall monitor operational status of the dynamic lane control equipment and report operational status to the controlling center.
10The field element shall identify and report fault conditions to the controlling center.