In Washington State, the implementation of the SR 14 Traveler Information System cost $511,300
Among the projects evaluated, was the SR 14 traveler information system that was developed in two phases: the Columbia Gorge Traveler Information System Pilot Program and the SR 14 Traveler Information System Enhancements.The eqipment installed provide information to the Southwest Region traffic management center (TMC) in Vancouver, Washington, to aid WSDOT personnel in managing the roadway. Weather information from the RWIS station is available to WSDOT maintenance crews and is provided to the public via the WSDOT website.
The project was developed in two phases: the Columbia Gorge Traveler Information System Pilot Program and the SR 14 Traveler Information System Enhancements.
- Phase 1 cost $300,000 and included 2 VMS, a highway advisory radio (HAR) station and one RWIS station with a CCTV camera.
- Phase 2 cost $211,300 and included a HAR station and a VMS.
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 > Freeway Management > Information Dissemination > Dynamic Message Signs
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Road Weather Management > Response & Treatment
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Traveler Information > Pre-Trip Information > Internet/Wireless
DMS, CMS, VMS, Changeable Message Signs, Variable Message Signs