TransCore to deploy new express lanes throughout Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
TransCore, a global company that provider of Open Road Tolling and Traffic Management Systems, has secured a contract from Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to deploy over 100 miles of express lanes throughout the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex.
The works carried out on these roads is expected to enhance mobility along the region, which is considered as the busiest corridors. TxDOT plans to mark the 100-mile milestone by the end of 2018.
TransCore Tolling senior vice-president Whitt Hall said: “The Texas Department of Transportation continues to utilise innovative solutions as a cost-effective way to improve regional travel times and expand mobility choices for drivers throughout a rapidly growing state.
“We are proud to support their ongoing efforts that enable drivers to make the most informed travel decisions in real-time and that result in an accurate, positive customer service experience.”
As part of Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex corridors project, TransCore has finished construction of I-30 managed lanes, where the area is fully-automated, reversible direction open road tolling system along I-30, a major east / west corridor that spans Arlington, Grand Prairie, and Dallas.
Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex corridors project also includes I-635 express lanes, where TransCore has completed nearly ten miles of high occupancy vehicle express lanes in August this year.
TransCore is continuing works on I-35E managed lanes, and Midtown express managed lanes.
In 2014, TransCore completed four miles of managed lanes on the DFW Connector along State Highway 114 in Grapevine.
In 1998, TransCore deployed the country’s first dynamically-priced express lane system in San Diego, California, US.