Tow Truck Response Strategy Evaluation, Portland, OR



A comparative evaluation of three different towing strategies on the I-5/I-405 loop in downtown Portland. The three strategies are:

  • Typical: Tow trucks are dispatched after on-site verification from ODOT Incident Response
  • Staged: Tow trucks standing by at a strategic location are dispatched by Incident Response
  • Instant: Tow trucks are dispatched by the TMOC after an incident is reported

Operations Area of Practice

  • Traffic Incident Management

Organizational Capability Element

  • Traffic Incident Management

Content Type

  • Case Studies & Lessons Learned

Publishing Organization

  • SHRP2 Program


  • Available Tools

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Prime Contractor
Kittelson & Associates
Issue Date
October 20th, 2014
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