Integration Link (13 unique benefit summaries found)

Link 30: Freeway Management intra-component


Implementing variable mandatory speed limits on four lanes with the optional use of the hard shoulder as a running lane resulted in a 55.7 percent decrease in the number of personal injury accidents on a major motorway in England.(January 2011)

In Washington DC, an ITS work zone program implemented on I-295 decreased delay up to 90 percent with an average decrease in delay of 52 percent when drivers were advised to take alternate routes.(October 2008)

In Texas, during major incidents or high construction impact periods, the work zone traffic management system diverted an average of 10 percent of mainline traffic to alternate routes, with the highest diversion of traffic at 28 percent.(October 2008)

In Kalamazoo Michigan, the activation of the Dynamic Lane Merge System in a work zone reduced the number of forced merges seven fold and reduced the number of dangerous merges three fold.(October 2008)

In Little Rock Arkansas, 82 percent of the drivers surveyed agreed that the Automated Work Zone Information System improved their ability to react to slow or stopped traffic.(October 2008)

In Myrtle Creek, Oregon, an advanced curve speed warning system installed on I-5 reduced the speed of 76 percent of drivers surveyed.(June 2006)

At the Breezewood Interchange on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, installation of a truck rollover warning system immediately reduced the occurrence of truck rollover crashes.(April 2006)

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, survey data collected prior to the deployment of MnPASS Express Lanes (HOT lanes) on I-394 examined travelers' willingness-to-pay to avoid congestion. (22-26 January 2006)

In Denver, Colorado, anti-icing on interstate freeways reduced snow and ice related crashes by 14 percent.(19 August 2005.)

In rural areas, communication networks that provide immediate access to remote data controls on field data can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and maintenance activities.(5/1/2005)

In North Carolina, a wet pavement detection system on I-85 yielded a 39 percent reduction in the annual crash rate under wet conditions.(August 2004)

In Tennessee, a low visibility warning system installed on I-75 dramatically reduced fog-related crashes.(May 2003)

Deploying advanced technologies and an integrated corridor management approach decreased congestion and improved traffic flow within an 8-mile corridor south of Twin Cities, Minneapolis encouraging 58% of motorists surveyed to use arterial streets for short trips rather than Interstate-494.(April 2000)