DIAMOND INTERCHANGE TRAFFIC CONTROL. VOLUME 10. DESIGN MANUAL FOR COMPUTERIZED TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM

A COMPUTERIZED TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED, DEVELOPED, IMPLEMENTED, AND SUCCESSFULLY TESTED AND DEMONSTRATED AT THE WESTERN AVENUE INTERCHANGE OF THE SANTA MONICA FREEWAY. THIS DOCUMENT DESCRIBES THE DESIGN CONFIGURATION OF THIS TRAFFIC-RESPONSIVE, SECOND-GENERATION TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM. THE HARDWARE CONFIGURATION OF THE SYSTEM AND THE REAL-TIME CONTROL PROGRAM ELEMENTS ARE DESCRIBED, PRIMARILY FROM A FUNCTIONAL STANDPOINT. THE SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED IN A FLEXIBLE MANNER SO THAT IT WOULD ALLOW MODIFICATIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF THE MAJOR SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS TO BE MADE CONVENIENTLY. THE SYSTEM PARAMETERS AFFECTING THE OPERATION ARE IDENTIFIED, AND THEIR EFFECT ON SYSTEM OPERATION IS INDICATED. PREFERRED OPERATIONAL CONFIGURATIONS HAVE EVOLVED AND ARE DESCRIBED TOGETHER WITH THE PREFERRED MODES OF SYSTEM OPERATION.

  • Corporate Authors:

    System Development Corporation

    2500 Colorado Avenue
    Santa Monica, CA  USA  90409
  • Authors:
    • Torres, J F
    • Banks, T E
    • Barooshian, C T
    • Stone, W H
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 186 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 10

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00225060
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-73- 59 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-7568
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 15 1974 12:00AM