In Washington State, a traveler information system was installed between the Washington-Oregon border at a cost of $358,000.
Installation costs of a traveler information system on Interstate 82 near Kennewick, WA
The system provides information to travelers in regards to road closures due to high winds, allows the Washington State Patrol (WSP) to ensure the road has been cleared before allowing nuclear waste to be transported, is used to divert traffic between I-82 and SR 221, and displays Amber Alerts on the variable message signs.
Author: Peter M. Briglia, Jr.
Source Date: June 2009URL: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/research/reports/fullreports/672.2.pdf
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Intelligent Transportation Systems > Traveler Information > En Route Information
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Road Weather Management > Information Dissemination
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Road Weather Management > Traffic Control
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Freeway Management > Information Dissemination > Dynamic Message Signs
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Freeway Management > Surveillance > Traffic
DMS, CMS, VMS, Changeable Message Signs, Variable Message Signs, CCTV, closed circuit television cameras, road monitoring, sensors, vehicle detector, traffic detection, traffic monitoring, congestion monitoring, traveler information