objective for the ICF/Wyoming CV Pilot deployment is to reduce the number of
weather related incidents (including secondary incidents) in the corridor in
order to improve safety and reduce incident-related delays. This deployment
will utilize connected vehicle technology to improve and monitor performance
on Interstate 80 (I-80), which is a freight-intensive corridor with a daily
volume of 11,000 to 16,000 vehicles, many of which are heavy-duty trucks (30%
|The ICF/Wyoming CV
Pilot will focus on the needs of the commercial vehicle drivers traveling on
the Wyoming I-80 corridor. Using Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle to
Infrastructure (V2I) technology, and existing technologies deployed and
operated by Wyoming DOT and freight carriers, information such as road
weather advisories, roadside alerts, truck parking information, and will be
transmitted and shared with a combination of vehicles. The set of vehicles
includes WYDOT snow ploys, maintenance fleet vehicles, emergency vehicles,
and private trucks/commercial vehicles.
|In addition to
equipping vehicles with connected vehicle technology, DSRC-based technology
will be deployed along the I-80 corridor.
|The kickoff for the
CV Pilots was conducted in Washington, DC September 30-October 1.
|The ICF/Wyoming team
is currently working on the concept of operations and gathering stakeholder