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  1. Tennessee DOTSmartWay Update Presented by: Don Dahlinger, P.E. – TDOT September 2006

  2. Saturday, November 19th, 2005

  3. Outline of Presentation • Tennessee SmartWay Strategic Plan • HELP • Nashville Projects • Chattanooga Projects • I-75 Fog Detection & Warning System • Knoxville Projects • Memphis Projects • Rural ITS • 511

  4. Incidents • Crashes • Construction work zones • Stalled vehicles, out of fuel • Debris in the roadway • Weather - rain, snow, ice, fog • Special events (ex. UT games, Vandy games) • Incidents (non-recurring congestion) accounts for 50-60% of all urban traffic congestion

  5. HELP PROGRAM • 523,473 “assists” since July 1999 • Changed 71,558 tires • Provided fuel 47,899 times • Tagged 85,755 abandoned vehicles • Removed debris 39,992 times • Provided traffic control 162,116 times • Provided first aid to 3,283 people • Relocated vehicles from travel lanes 34,398 times Nashville Knoxville Memphis Chattanooga

  6. NASHVILLESMARTWAY SYSTEM

  7. Overview of Devices

  8. Nashville Transportation Management Center (TMC)

  9. Nashville Smartway Phase 1 – I-65 North Corridor Existing

  10. Nashville Smartway Phase 2 – I 440 Summer 2007

  11. Nashville Smartway Phase 3 Winter 2009

  12. Go to: www.tdot.state.tn.us Select: Cameras…. Select City Check Traffic Flow

  13. TDOT Traffic Cameras - I-40 West of Stewart's Ferry Pike Go to: www.tdot.state.tn.us Select: Cameras…. Select City Check Cameras

  14. Chattanooga Region • Regional Architecture complete • Early Deployment CCTV Project under construction. 64 cameras covering 50 miles of freeway • Leased communication to HELP dispatch location • Construction began Summer 2005; completion October 2006 • Future project adds detection, DMS and new TMC

  15. Chattanooga

  16. FOG DETECTION WARNING SYSTEM

  17. Knoxville SmartWay Coverage Area

  18. Memphis Early Deployment Project • Focused around the I-40 and I-55 Mississippi River Bridges (116,000 ADT) • Includes 25 CCTV Cameras and 3 DMS • Communications is all digital microwave wireless • Construction began August 2004 • Construction Complete: June 11, 2005

  19. Memphis Smartway Project • Dynamic Message Signs • 39 additional for total of 42 • CCTV Cameras • 90 additional for total of 115 • Detectors • 354 detectors, mostly radar with some video • Highway Advisory Radio • Full coverage, approx. 16 units with 42 HAR Signs • Completion: April 2008

  20. Tennessee 511 • FEATURES: • One-stop resource for statewide travel and • road conditions • • Easy-to-remember number • • Easy-to-use voice-activated system • • Information about statewide conditions allows • for trip planning • Operational Summer 2006

  21. QUESTIONS?