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iCone — Stopped Traffic Advisory System

December 4, 2013

The iCone is a device that beams real time traffic information over the Internet to a central web site for use by government officials, emergency response personnel, trucking fleets, the public and information resellers, including media outlets and GPS services like Garmin…Full Story

Driving thru I-94

October 22, 2013

Drive thru a Michigan active work zone
Video By Chris Brookes | MDOT – October 15, 2013

MICHIGAN – On the weekends of August 3rd and 10th the Michigan DOT had to close I-94 west bound just east of Ann Arbor for bridge construction. The DOT was concerned about lengthy backups and possible accidents so they implemented an iCone queue warning system to provide active traveler information.

Work zone traffic engineer, Chris Brookes, documented the system with a video drive through while it was active.

California Traffic Management Laboratories recently tested iCones

September 3, 2013

The California Traffic Management Laboratories recently tested newly developed Portable Traffic Monitoring Devices known as iCones…Full Story

Evaluation of Methods to Reduce Speed in Work Zones

August 7, 2013

Caltrans’ Division of Research and Innovation releases final report on the Evaluation of Methods to Reduce Speed in Work Zones.

Format: PDF | Date: Jun 2012 | Pages: 53 |Evaluation of Methods to Reduce Speed in Work Zones

Innovative Traffic Barrels

July 10, 2013

One of the innovative technologies planned for the I-190 project is the iCone, a standard channelizing traffic barrel equipped with a radar gun, GPS antenna, cellular modem and battery…Full Story