Ohio DOT Wrong Way Vehicle Detection System

Status

Existing

Description

Represents a system that senses a wrong–way driver and then activates the flashing beacons near static Wrong Way signs on an exit ramp. Nearby cameras take timestamped photos of the vehicle going the wrong way to send to law enforcement. ODOT is testing the system as part of a pilot program, with the first system installed on the West 28th Street exit ramp on the Shoreway just west of downtown Cleveland.

Stakeholders

StakeholderRoleRole Status
ODOTOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

ITS Roadway Equipment

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Roadway Basic Surveillance'Roadway Basic Surveillance' monitors traffic conditions using fixed equipment such as loop detectors and CCTV cameras.False
Roadway Warning'Roadway Warning' includes the field equipment used to warn drivers approaching hazards on a roadway. Warnings may be generated in response to roadway weather conditions, road surface conditions, traffic conditions including queues, obstacles or animals in the roadway, and any other transient events that can be sensed. The equipment monitors traffic and roadway conditions and may send data to a Traffic Management Center for processing or may process it to determine when a warning should be issued. When it is determined that a warning should be issued, the equipment is used to alert approaching drivers via dynamic warning signs, flashing lights, in–vehicle messages, etc.False

Interfaces To

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Drivers
Regional Traffic Management Center