Freight Management: Detours and Routing (Objective Category)

The intent is to reduce the impact on freight when detours and re-routing is necessary due to incidents, emergencies, events, construction, weather, or choke points.

Associated Objectives and Performance Measures

Objective Performance Measure
X percent of freeway and major arterial detours can accommodate commercial vehicles by year Y. Percent of detours of freeways and major arterials that can accommodate commercial vehicles.
Provide freight operators with traveler alerts and alternate routes in the case of incidents, special events, weather, construction, and severe congestion at choke points on X percent of freight-significant routes by year Y. Percent of freight-significant routes where traveler alerts and alternate route information is provided in the case of incidents, special events, weather, construction, and severe congestion at choke points.

Associated Planning Factors and Goals

Planning Factor Goal
A. Support the economic vitality of the metropolitan area, especially by enabling global competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency; Improve the national freight network, strengthen the ability of rural communities to access national and international trade markets, and support regional economic development

Associated Service Packages

Service Package
ATIS01: Broadcast Traveler Information
ATIS02: Interactive Traveler Information
ATIS04: Dynamic Route Guidance
ATIS09: In Vehicle Signing
ATIS10: Short Range Communications Traveler Information
ATMS06: Traffic Information Dissemination
ATMS08: Traffic Incident Management System
MC04: Weather Information Processing and Distribution


Planning for Operations Desk Reference

Since the mapping between objectives and service packages is not always straight-forward and often situation-dependent, these mappings should only be used as a starting point. Users should do their own analysis to identify the best service packages for their region.
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