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Surveillance and Control Systems for Highway Tunnels

  • Richard J. Naish

Abstract

Unlike open highways, tunnels require special attention to maintain safety under normal and abnormal traffic conditions. Most modern tunnels, including their approach roads, require a centralized control system to meet these goals. Although not all tunnels require the same attention or installed features, they all have the following general features. [Note: The dimensions shown in this chapter are indicative guidelines. All English unit equivalents are soft (rounded) conversions of metric.]

Keywords

Control Center Emergency Response Traffic Control Tunnel Fire Incident Response 
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Copyright information

© Chapman & Hall 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. Naish
    • 1
  1. 1.Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.USA

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