IDOT Dynamic Messaging System

  • IDOT Dynamic Messaging System
  • IDOT Dynamic Messaging System

John Burns Construction Company successfully installed Dynamic Messaging Systems throughout central Illinois Highways in 2014.

•   Project goal was to install 9 fully programmable dynamic message signs equipped with CCTV cameras on I-39, I-80, and I-57 throughout central Illinois. 

•   Project consisted of 6 overhead sign structures spanning the highway, and 3 butterfly cantilever type signs.

•   Each sign included 300 – 1,000 feet of guardrail installed on the edge of shoulder as crash hazard protection. 

•   The project included installation of 4 LCD TVs in IDOT District 3 headquarters, along with wireless communications to broadcast live video from each signs pole mounted CCTV camera to District 3 headquarters. 

•   All work, including sign burn in was completed in ~12 months.

•   The newly installed DMS signs provide traffic updates and other informative messages to the motoring public.

•   IDOT will be expanding its DMS program, in part due to the success of this project.

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