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»An intelligent transportation system will help ODOT
monitor highway traffic.
Civil | ODOT/MILLER CABLE CO. – NORTHEAST OHIO ITS PROJECT
ODOT AND MILLER CABLE ARE INSTALLING A SYSTEM TO HELP MANAGE TRAFFIC. BY KATHRYN JONES
systems, and the Dayton and Toledo systems or more than a year, Green Springs, will be bid later this year. Ohio-based Miller Cable Co. has been ITS uses surveillance cameras to help departinstalling an intelligent transportaments of transportation make informed decition system (ITS) at 206 locations www.buckeyetraffic.org sions on how to advise motorists effectively, across seven counties in northeast Ohio for • Budget: $18.2 million whether it is posting traffic advisories or funnelOhio Department of Transportation (ODOT) • Location: Seven counties in Ohio ing vehicles around detours, by using real-time districts 3, 4 and 12. The $18.2 million proj• Scope: Intelligent transportation system data that is transmitted to a central traffic manect, which is being funded by the American agement center. This information is made availRecovery and Reinvestment Act, will be able to the public through a type of digital signage completed in September 2011 after 24 known as dynamic message boards, and in months of construction. ODOT’s case, it also will be available on the highAccording to George Saylor, senior ITS –Jim Chamberlin Jr., way advisory AM radio station and the ODOT engineer for ODOT’s central office, ODOT Miller Cable vice president website, www.buckeyetraffic.org. developed a comprehensive freeway manThe surveillance cameras have the capacity to agement system plan more than a decade record traffic for five days before the data is ago. The Cincinnati system had been in place erased and filming begins anew. The information is available to most since 1998, and phase 1 of the Columbus system was in place by 2000. public agencies upon request, including law enforcement and the Phase 2 of Columbus was in 2003, and Miller Cable was the contractor Department of Homeland Security. However, “We want to make it clear for that project. Miller is currently installing the Cleveland and Akron
ODOT /Miller Cable Co. – Northeast Ohio ITS Project
“The subcontractors on this project stand head and shoulders above the rest in their respective fields.”
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Out of the Blues
Wall Works USA Inc.
Pacific Pile & Marine
Dufferin Construction – Highways 403 and 401 Projects
Natt McDougall Co.
Abhe & Svoboda Inc.
McKinney Drilling Co.
ODOT/Miller Cable Co. – Northeast Ohio ITS Project
Barnard Construction – Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Redevelopment Project
C.A. Barrs Contractor Inc.
Charles Blalock and Sons Inc.
Parsons Brinkerhoff, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Skanska USA, Dragados USA and Tutor Perini – Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement
William Charles Construction – I-39 Repaving
CB Richard Ellis Canada
The Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd./PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
Fargo Pacific Inc.
Critchfield Pacific Inc.
Harold O’Shea Builders
Culpepper Construction Co. Inc.
Golden State Framers
Hudspeth & Associates Inc.
IMC Construction Inc.
Jones Lang LaSalle – Empire State Building Renovation and Retrofit
Econo-Malls Management Corp.
Turner Construction San Diego – New Central Library
Trotter & Morton – University of Calgary
Collavino Construction Co. Inc. – One World Trade Center
Danis Building Construction Company – The Indu and Raj Soin Medical Center
F.J. Sciame Construction Co. – Abraham Joshua Heschel School
Eckman Construction – Pinkerton Academy Freshman Building
The Hagerman Group – Parkview Whitley Hospital
Whaler Industrial Contracting Inc.
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