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May 25, 2016

New Smart Work Zone System Helps Keep I-4 (Florida) Work Zones Safe

In their ongoing efforts to keep travelers moving safely and traffic flowing efficiently on Interstate 4 (I-4), members of the I-4 Ultimate team have installed the state’s first Smart Work Zone system. It works like this: Using radar devices and a camera, the system monitors traffic speed along a portion of the I-4 Ultimate project. If it detects congestion or a blocked lane, then it automatically sends warnings to three electronic message signs on the roadside. The lighted display boards alert drivers to possible slowdowns ahead.
 
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Credits to the I-4 Ultimate improvement project


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