TxDOT Freeway Management Improvements

Description

This project is intended to improve traffic flow on freeways through such activities as: 

- ramp metering. 
- managing HOV lanes. 
- control of dynamic lanes, such as reversible lanes and temporary use of shoulders. 
- wrong-way driver detection and warning. 
- increased traffic information dissemination. 
- dynamic speed limit.

Status

Long-term

Stakeholders

TxDOT Districts

Inventory

TxDOT District Roadway Devices
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center

Services

ATMS04-Traffic Metering (Freeway Management)
ATMS05-HOV Lane Management (Freeway Management)
ATMS06-Traffic Information Dissemination (Freeway Management)
ATMS21-Roadway Closure Management
ATMS21-Roadway Closure Management (Freeway Management Improvements)
ATMS22-Variable Speed Limits (Freeway Management)
ATMS23-Dynamic Lane Management and Shoulder Use (Freeway Management)

Interfaces

Source Flow Destination Status
TxDOT District Roadway Devices hov data TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Roadway Devices lane management information TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Roadway Devices roadway information system status TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Roadway Devices shoulder management information TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Roadway Devices traffic flow TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Roadway Devices traffic images TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Roadway Devices traffic metering status TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Roadway Devices variable speed limit status TxDOT District Traffic Management Center Long-term
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center lane management control TxDOT District Roadway Devices Long-term
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center roadway information system data TxDOT District Roadway Devices Long-term
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center shoulder management control TxDOT District Roadway Devices Long-term
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center traffic metering control TxDOT District Roadway Devices Long-term
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center traffic sensor control TxDOT District Roadway Devices Long-term
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center variable speed limit control TxDOT District Roadway Devices Long-term
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center video surveillance control TxDOT District Roadway Devices Long-term