Ohio DOT DMS

Status

Existing

Description

Represents fixed and portable Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) locations throughout the state. DMS are electronic traffic signs used on roadways to give travelers information about special events. DMS warn of traffic congestion, accidents, incidents, road work zones, or speed limits on a specific highway segment. Ohio DOT operates and maintains DMS along freeways throughout the state to provide accident, work zone and amber alert information. Ohio DOT plans to install color full matrix DMS.

Stakeholders

StakeholderRoleRole Status
ODOTOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

ITS Roadway Equipment

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Roadway Field Device Support'Roadway Field Device Support' monitors the operational status of field devices and detects and reports fault conditions. Consolidated operational status (device status, configuration, and fault information) are reported for resolution and repair. A local interface is provided to field personnel for local monitoring and diagnostics, supporting field maintenance, upgrade, repair, and replacement of field devices.False
Roadway Traffic Information Dissemination'Roadway Traffic Information Dissemination' includes field elements that provide information to drivers, including dynamic message signs and highway advisory radios.False
Roadway Work Zone Traffic Control'Roadway Work Zone Traffic Control' controls traffic in areas of the roadway where maintenance and construction activities are underway, monitoring and controlling traffic using field equipment such as CCTV cameras, dynamic messages signs, and gates/barriers. Work zone speeds and delays are provided to the motorist prior to the work zones.False

Interfaces To

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Drivers
Ohio DOT ATMS
Ohio DOT District 12 Maintenance Garages
Ohio DOT District 3 Maintenance Garages
Ohio DOT Portable Freeway Management System
Regional Traffic Management Center