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Unformatted text preview: , the accident is blocking both lanes. ● The TMC detects the accident a few minutes earlier than in Scenario A. The TMC will also help in the mobilization of the emergency vehicles and in clearing the blocked lanes. ● The TMC announces the accident on the VMS (variable message signs) boards, on the radio and on 511. So, other drivers start avoiding the location of the accident. Accordingly, starting at 5:25, the arrival flow rate drops down to 1500 vphpl. ● At 5:32, the emergency vehicles clear one of the two lanes and it becomes open to traffic, with a capacity of 1500 vphpl. ● After 15 minutes (at 5:47), both lanes are cleared and the highway...
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This document was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course CEE 207 at Lehigh University .

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