Roadway Dynamic Lane Management and Shoulder Use


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

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