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Equipment Package: Safeguard System Management

Description: This equipment package provides the management of safeguard systems for transportation facilities and infrastructure. Safeguard systems include blast shielding, exhaust systems and other automatic or remotely controlled systems intended to mitigate the impact of an incident. When access to a transportation facility is impacted by the activation of a safeguard system, travelers and appropriate subsystems are notified.
Included In: Local Traffic Signal Control Systems
MTO Burlington TOC
MTO Downsview TOC
MTO Regional Emergency Operation Center
NITTEC Traffic Operations Center
NYSDOT Regional Emergency Operations Center
NYSTA Division Traffic Office
NYSTA Statewide Operations Center
General Functional Requirements 1 - The center shall remotely control safeguard systems, equipment used to mitigate the impact of incidents on transportation infrastructure (e.g., blast shields, tunnel exhaust systems, etc.)
2 - The center shall collect safeguard system operational status.
3 - The center shall collect safeguard system fault data and send to the maintenance center for repair.
4 - The center shall accept requests for safeguard system activation from other centers and from center personnel to support emergency response.

Last updated: 11-18-05