The construction incident management program undertaken in Seattle when I-5 was resurfaced in 1984 is offered as an example of what can be accomplished in traffic control for major planned incidents through cooperation among various agencies and jurisdictions. Because of these coordination efforts it was possible to maximize capacity of available alternate routes, maximize potential modal shifts to high occupancy vehicles, and provide a high level of information to motorists.

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    • This paper appeared in Transportation Research Circular N298, Traffic Management and Planning for Freeway Emergencies and Special Events. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
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    • Kurtzweg, C L
  • Publication Date: 1986-1

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  • Created Date: Aug 27 2004 10:01PM