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Cluett, Chris; Kitchener, Fred
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This project, part of a FHWA-sponsored study of Traffic Management Center (TMC) weather integration strategies, aims to integrate road-weather information into the Caltrans District 3 Regional Traffic Management Center (RTMC) operational advisory functions by implementing an automated weather alert notification system. This system is expected to provide timely traveler and road weather information to the public, particularly regarding fog, wind, and frost conditions that can severely affect travel safety and mobility. The report evaluates the results and benefits achieved to date.

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The Caltrans District 3 Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) implementation of a weather alert notification system was part of a Federal Highway Administration sponsored study of Traffic Management Center (TMC) weather integration strategies in support of operations. This system is expected to provide timely traveler and road weather information to the public, particularly regarding fog, wind, and frost conditions that can severely affect travel safety and mobility. An evaluation report presented the results and benefits achieved to date.

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United States Department of TransportationFederal Highway Administration, Office of Operations
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1070
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Implementation and Evaluation of the Sacramento Regional Transportation Management Center Weather Alert Notification System
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CAB87326A4BCEC728525785D006C119F
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