Roadway Environmental Monitoring

Description

Environmental sensors, surface and sub-surface, that collect weather and road surface information. Weather conditions measured include temperature, wind, humidity, precipitation, and visibility. Sensors measure road surface temperature, moisture, icing, salinity, etc.

Included In

Local Roadway Devices
TxDOT District Roadway Devices

Functional Requirements

ID Requirement
1 The field element shall include surface and sub-surface environmental sensors that measure road surface temperature, moisture, icing, salinity, and other measures.
2 The field element shall include environmental sensors that measure weather conditions including temperature, wind, humidity, precipitation, and visibility.
3 The field element's environmental sensors shall be remotely controlled by a maintenance center.
4 The field element's environmental sensors shall be remotely controlled by a traffic management center.
5 The field element's environmental sensors shall be remotely controlled by weather service providers such as the National Weather Service or value-added sector specific meteorological services.
6 The field element's environmental sensors shall be remotely controlled by a maintenance and construction vehicle.
7 The field element shall provide environmental sensor equipment operational status to the controlling center or maintenance vehicle.
8 The field element shall provide environmental sensor equipment fault indication to the controlling center or maintenance vehicle.
9 The field element shall remotely aggregate environmental sensor data with environmental data collected from maintenance and construction vehicles.
10 The field element shall provide weather and road surface condition data to centers.
11 The field element shall provide weather and road surface condition data to maintenance and construction vehicles.