TM18: Drawbridge Management

Need Area Description

This service package supports systems that manage drawbridges at rivers and canals and other multimodal crossings (other than railroad grade crossings which are specifically covered by other service packages). The equipment managed by this service package includes control devices (e.g., gates, warning lights, dynamic message signs) at the drawbridge as well as the information systems that are used to keep travelers apprised of current and forecasted drawbridge status.

Need Area Type


Service Package

TM18: Drawbridge Management

Includes Needs

01Traffic Operations need to be able to manage traffic control equipment at drawbridges at rivers, canals and other multimodal crossings.
02Traffic Operations need to be able to issue drawbridge crossing status information for drivers.