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NYSDOT RWIS

Status: Planned

Description

The Road Weather Information System uses sensors to collect data on roadway conditions.

Stakeholders

StakeholderRoleRole Status
New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) OwnsPlanned

Physical Objects

ITS Roadway Equipment
Weather Service System
Surface Transportation Weather Service

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Roadway Environmental Monitoring'Roadway Environmental Monitoring' measures environmental conditions and communicates the collected information back to a center where it can be monitored and analyzed or to other field devices to support communications to vehicles. A broad array of weather and road surface information may be collected. Weather conditions that may be measured include temperature, wind, humidity, precipitation, and visibility. Surface and sub-surface sensors can measure road surface temperature, moisture, icing, salinity, and other metrics.False

Physical Standards

Document NumberTitleDescription
ITE ATC 5301Intelligent Transportation System Standard Specification for Roadside CabinetsThis standard specifies the characteristics of a modern controller cabinet for the ITS industry.
NEMA TS 8Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation SystemsThis specification describes how agencies and other transportation infrastructure owner/operators should implement cyber- and physical-security for ITS.

Interfaces To

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NYSDOT Region 8 HVTMC Transportation Management