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NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AUTOMATIC TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE OBSERVATION

@inproceedings{Weckesser1981NEWJT,
  title={NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AUTOMATIC TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE OBSERVATION},
  author={Paul Weckesser and Joern Kraft},
  year={1981}
}
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Automatic Traffic Surveillance and Control system became fully operational in January 1976. The system has proven to be an effective tool for managing traffic flow on the New Jersey Turnpike's most heavily traveled section. Motorists are provided with a diversion capability to the least-congested roadway by means of changeable message signs. The paper describes the unique roadway configuration covered by the system as well as the traffic parameters that… 

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