TMC Roadway Warning Functional Area


Remotely monitors and controls field elements used to warn drivers approaching hazards. Detects and warns approaching vehicles of adverse road weather conditions, traffic conditions including queues, and obstacles or animals in the road.

Included In

TxDOT Austin District TMC (CTECC)
City of Austin Watershed Protection
Hays County Office of Emergency Management

Functional Requirements

1The center shall monitor data on traffic, environmental conditions, and other hazards collected from sensors along the roadway.
2The center shall identify hazardous road weather and surface conditions.
3The center shall identify hazardous traffic conditions including queues.
4The center shall identify debris, animals, or other encroachment on the roadway dangerous to approaching motorists.
5The center shall issue control commands to field equipment warning drivers approaching the identified hazardous conditions.
6The center shall monitor the operational status of the dynamic warning equipment, including fault reports.