Roadway Warning

Description

Field elements used to warn drivers approaching hazards including adverse road weather conditions, traffic conditions including queues, and obstacles or animals in the road.

Included In

TxDOT District Roadway Devices

Functional Requirements

ID Requirement
1 The field element shall monitor for hazardous traffic conditions, including queues.
2 The field element shall monitor for hazardous road surface and local weather conditions.
3 The field element shall monitor for debris, animals, or other objects in the travel lanes.
4 The field element shall provide collected sensor data to the controlling center.
5 The field element shall autonomously identify potentially hazardous conditions and activate warning signs to approaching motorists.
6 The field element shall receive commands from the controlling center that activate warning signs to approaching motorists.
7 The field element shall collect operational status of the warning system field equipment and report the operational status to the controlling center.
8 The field element shall monitor and report faults to the controlling center.