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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Quick Incident Detection and Warning Phase 1

Project Information

Project ID:
FHWA-PROJ-09-0134
Project Abstract:

The objective of this research project is to develop a quick highway incident detection system using low-cost sensors and wireless communication. The system can detect an incident quickly and warn upstream traffic to avoid secondary collisions automatically.

Research HUB ID:
2435
Project Status:
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount):
$0.00
Start Date:
End Date:
Public Access Plan:
No
FHWA Program Area:
  • Operations
FHWA AMRP Program:
  • Transportation Systems Management and Operations

Contact Information

First Name:
Peter
Last Name:
Huang
Phone Number:
(202) 493-3484
Email Address:
Team:
Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
Office:
Office of Safety and Operations Research and Development
Office Code:
HRSO-40

Management Organizations

Sponsor Organization

Organization Role:
Sponsor Organization
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development and Technology - Office of Safety and Operations Research and Development
Contact Role:
Project Lead
Contact:

Managing Organization

Organization Role:
Project Managing Organization
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development and Technology - Office of Safety and Operations Research and Development