NOCoE Case Studies

NOCoE Case Studies capture the strategies and practices currently being deployed to advance the TSMO industry and enable TSMO practitioners to save lives, time, and money.

Case studies are developed in partnership with the authoring organization or individual to succinctly transfer knowledge for the effective use by others in the industry.

Many of the case studies come from TSMO Award Submissions. Please be sure to consider submitting your practices for upcoming awards.

Additional case studies focus on academic and industry collaboration models, the 2017 solar eclipse, and other TSMO practices being deployed throughout the country.

International Border Wait Time Reliability Between Western New York and Southern Ontario

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How multiple agencies across international borders worked together to collect useful data. How personal Wi-Fi/Bluetooth enabled devices were used to collect data on wait time in vehicles. How data collected allows the capability to provide the traveling public... Learn More

Innovative and Unique Features of the Regional System Management and Operations

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. By 2030, the MAG regions’ roadways will grow by 35%. 2. How the plan identified priority arterial corridors as regionally significant based on a data-driven assessment using safety, reliability, and vehicle-miles-traveled as criteria. 3. The operations plan... Learn More

Incident Management Assistance Patrol (IMAP) Certification

In This Case Study You Will Learn Th e primary services provided by IMAP drivers include the detection of incidents, removal of vehicles and debris from travel lanes, deployment of emergency traffic control, and assistance of stranded motorists. The certification program currently certifies all... Learn More

Improved Roadway Operations with Operations Task Manager (OTM)

In this Case Study You Will Learn Florida District 6 developed the OTM to address the surge of TSMO related projects in recent years. OTM automated previous manually centric tasks and provided quality control checks to improve the quality and efficiency of the services provided by District 6. OTM... Learn More

I-85 Bridge Collapse and Rebuild

On March 30, 2017, a massive fire caused a section of Interstate 85 (I-85) in Atlanta to collapse. After the fire was extinguished, it was determined that 700 feet of both the northbound and southbound lanes required demolition and reconstruction, resulting in the closure of a critical stretch of... Learn More

I-84 Snow Zone Safety Improvements

Summary Interstate 84 between Pendleton and La Grande, Oregon experiences some of the highest crash rates and severity in Eastern Oregon, making it a high priority for improvement. ODOT recognized a number of issues in the corridor related to hazardous weather. Winter weather in this corridor... Learn More

I-75 Project – Trunkline Program Operations Template

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)was able to minimize July 4th holiday backups in aconstruction zone by using zipper walls to providevariable lanes. How legacy data was combined and analyzed quicklyby a data management system to determine the... Learn More

I-75 Project – Bay Drive County, Michigan

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) was able to minimize July 4 th holiday backups in a construction zone by using zipper walls to provide variable lanes. How legacy data was combined and analyzed quickly by a data management system to determine... Learn More

I-75 Northwest Corridor Express Lanes "Go-Live" Taskforce

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the I-75 South Metro Express Lanes Go-Live Task Force developed and implemented a formal process of engagement and coordination across each enterprise of GDOT and the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA). How the Go-Live Task Force was able to provide a... Learn More

I-440 Construction Incident Management Plan

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How many stakeholders developed an effective Incident Management Plan for the largest reconstruction project in the state. How the plan outlined the priority actions when on an incident scene. About the heavy marketing and enforcement campaign Tennessee Department... Learn More