EVALUATION OF HIGHWAY ADVISORY RADIO IN THE I-35W TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK

The project was initiated to obtain installation, operations, maintenance, and evaluation data on Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) in a surveillance and control network. The site selected for the project was a segment of I-35W between I-494 and 66th Street within the I-35W Traffic Management System operated by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. This report describes the operating agency's experiences and assessment of HAR. It covers the installation and operations of HAR for a one year period. The report includes an analysis of major system elements, message characteristics, motorist use and acceptance, and various system costs.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Minnesota Department of Highways

    408 Highway Building
    St Paul, MN  United States  55155

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Carlson, G C
    • Dahl, R D
    • Lari, A Z
  • Publication Date: 1979-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 90 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00198214
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-79- 33 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-8565
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM