Changeable Message Signs

Active traffic management signage debuts on U.S. 95 in Las Vegas
News March 06, 2018
Downtown Las Vegas is one of the most congested urban areas in the nation. But Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) officials hope to crack the traffic crunch with a series of digital active traffic management signs, which are set to go live today.   Some 300,000 vehicles travel through the U...
North Avenue Smart Corridor
News September 14, 2017
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed along with other Georgia officials will celebrate the launch of the North Avenue Smart Corridor Demonstration project today.   The North Avenue Smart Corridor Demonstration project, funded by the Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Bond, leverages multiple “smart” technologies...
Oregon DOT testing variable speed signs on I-84
News October 13, 2016
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has begun testing new variable speed signs to provide a greater margin of safety during winter weather on I-84.   Over the past several weeks, crews from ODOT have been installing variable speed signs along a 30-mile section of I-84 from Ladd Canyon to...
Caltrans tests I-80 smart signs designed to ease traffic

Photo: Jonathan Bloom, ABC7 News Bay Area

News July 12, 2016
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently tested a new system in Berkeley to help keep traffic moving on Interstate 80 as part of the I-80 SMART Corridor Project, which aims to improve traffic in one of the most congested locations in the Bay Area.   The electronic signs have...
 Idaho to install variable speed limit signage along I-15
News October 20, 2015
The Idaho Department of Transportation is preparing to install the state’s first variable speed limit signs on a stretch of I-15. The generally posted speed limit along the concerned stretch of interstate is 80 mph, but the new signage will allow transportation officials to wirelessly lower the...
News August 21, 2015
Starting Aug. 27, motorists may see a new alert message on Washington’s electronic highway signs.   The new Silver Alert messages will be for endangered missing people who are 60 years or older. Previously, those messages were handled as Endangered Missing Person alerts, which are for anyone who...
News February 12, 2013
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced the start of a new pilot program to give control of electronic message signs in Clark County to local agencies. The goal is to make the signs more dynamic with information directly relevant to drivers in the area.   At present,...
News January 29, 2013
Caltrans District 8 announced Friday it has begun implementing a variety of traffic control measures to help alleviate congestion on I-10 between Beaumont and Blythe, Calif. The agency hopes the improvements will avoid major traffic incidents like the one on Feb. 12, 2012 that left some motorists...
News January 22, 2013
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the activation of its first set of dynamic message signs to alert motorists to upcoming traffic conditions. If these signs prove effective, the department will install others on highways across the state.   Fifteen signs were initially...
News August 17, 2012
The Colorado Department of Transportation began replacing and upgrading electronic message signs across Summit County this week ahead of the winter tourism season. Similar efforts will be going on across the state throughout the month of August.   The new signs—most of which are along I-70—will be...
Article January 13, 2011
In life, seconds can mean lives.   Nowhere is this more evident than with emergency first responders. When it involves fire, life safety and security, first responders are the first line of defense, keeping residents safe and restoring order to communities. But to do that job effectively, one...
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