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Traffic Operations

James K. Polk Building, Suite 300
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN37243
Phone:  615.253.1122
Fax: 615.253.5462


Tanisha Hall
Brad Freeze
Director
Phillip.b.freeze@tn.gov

Mission Statement: To maximize the capacity of the existing infrastructure in Tennessee with the use of technological innovations, standardized traffic management procedures and practices, and by forming strong strategic partnerships with local and state agencies.

Vision: To lead TDOT to the forefront of Transportation Management & Operations practices nationally.

  • Management of Traffic Management Center (TMC) & Traffic Incident Management (TIM) programs
  • Transportation system performance monitoring and reporting
  • Establishing TMC, TIM, & Traffic Engineering guidelines and procedures
  • Manage TDOT wireless radio network
  • Review of national best practices for Transportation Management & Operations (TSM&O)
  • Support the communication, coordination, and collaboration between Headquarters and Regional offices
  • Research, management, and deployment of ITS projects
  • ITS Architectures and System Engineering Analysis
  • Provide Traffic Engineering legal support for TDOT/State Government (State Traffic Engineer)
  • Perform traffic engineering studies (including traffic simulation and analysis
  • Manage state Logo and Tourist Oriented Directional Signs (TODS) programs
  • Motorist Information Systems management & support (Tennessee SmartWay, 511, Twitter)

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