Term of the Road Dictionary

motorway traffic control

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Traffic Traffic Operation
  • Definition : Management activity applied to a motorway that, using information collected and transmitted by continuous monitoring systems and appropriate field equipment, allows a management centre to manage the flow of traffic on the motorway and to intervene as incidents are detected. Note: motorway traffic control may include certain automated actions for traffic lane management, including slip road counts, lane closures using mobile barriers, and variable speed limit systems [OQLF].
  • Synonyms : motorway control / freeway control (US, CA)

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