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ITS Interim Guidelines


As required by CAN 073, all projects must comply with the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Interim Guidelines provided under this web site. These guidelines are also applicable to all Permit Applicants and Maintenance work when an existing ITS facility is impacted by the proposed construction.

In addition to the New Jersey Statewide ITS Architecture (pdf 3.5m) the following standards are to be used for the deployment of ITS:
  • The Stewardship Agreement (pdf 600k) - Identifies the overall ITS requirements to ensure compliance with the Architecture depending on the level of ITS proposed and type of project. Deployment of standard type ITS facilities such as cameras, signs, HAR, traffic detection devices will require less documentation of compliance versus new non-standard type deployments. The required documentation reports may be separate or part of regular project submissions.
  • Capital Delivery Process - Provides criteria for scoping and design submissions.
  • Electrical/ITS Standard Details – ITS portion of the Standard Electrical Details. All ITS Standard Details were revised and posted via BDC dated September 30, 2011.
  • ITS Sample Plans – Provides guidance on ITS plan presentation. ITS CADD cell libraries are available.
  • Standard Specifications and Standard Input (SI) – Subsection 704 of the 2007 standards is specific to ITS, but common electrical work is under 701 and other related subsections must be checked. The SI also includes Designer Instructions for completing the Special Provisions on a project.
  • ITS Material Specifications - ITS portion of the Electrical Material Specifications. Standard ITS Material specifications of various items are posted here.
  • Standard Pay Items (pdf)
  • ITS Qualified Product List (QPL) - List of materials that are pre-qualified to meet the general Specifications requirements. See additional ITS instructions included on that site.
  • ITS Testing Forms. For inspection and operational testing to complete construction of ITS systems. See additional ITS instructions included on that site. Sample ITS Working Drawings are available to Contractors for reference under Contractor Submittals and Forms.
If the project has ITS work that is not covered by the above standards, the designers should first contact NJDOT MSE for any interim standards under development that may also be available.

An ITS section for both the Design Manual and Construction Manual is still under development, and therefore the following instructions must be used to supplement the above standards.

General Scope/Conformance

All ITS deployments, regardless of funding source, must be in conformance with the ITS Architecture and Systems Engineering requirements. In coordination with the project manager, the designer must reach out to the respective Traffic Operations Center (TOC) to document the purpose and need for ITS facilities, and also must reach out to Regional ITS Maintenance Management personnel of MSE to document how to address existing ITS. For the majority of standard ITS deployments a programmatic conformance process has been established and a Systems Engineering Review Form (SERF) must be completed. Refer to the SERF-Programmatic Instructions (pdf 28k) and SERF-Programmatic Template (rtf 129k). Any ITS deployment that is not covered as programmatic will require the designer to develop a Concept of Operations Report, including coordination with impacted stakeholders to address the seven sections under the SERF. The SERF, including a detailed Concept of Operations Report if required, should be approved and then referenced accordingly in the Concept Development Report.

A general location and type of each field device may also be provided or recommended by the Traffic Operations Center (TOC) during scoping. Based on this, and information from the SERF, the designer will prepare preliminary device location sketches for TOC review and approval in coordination with Regional ITS Maintenance Management personnel. Regardless of TOC approval, it is the designer’s responsibility to recommend and locate the device at a location that meets the need and is safe and cost-effective to deploy and maintain.

It is required that the designer conduct communication studies into the available modes of communication for ITS Devices. This can include Broadband, wireless, and preferably connecting into existing fiber networks (POTS lines are no longer acceptable). In general, communication links should be established for all devices as IP addressable, and any networks be established as Ethernet. Unless a written direction is provided to the designer for not upgrading the existing point to point devices to an ip addressable Ethernet network, it is the designer’s responsibility to include all point to point device communication for such upgrades if they fall within the project limits or if any work is proposed on a device that is beyond the project limits. Network designs will require additional coordination through NJDOT IT and NJOIT and when using NJTA's DWDM/CWDM network additional coordination through NJTA will be required. A Communication Report is to be submitted with the recommendations for all devices with a benefit to cost analysis that also addresses maintenance and operational costs/impacts. Include written confirmation from any utility service provider for those recommendations specified. This report should be submitted and approved during Concept Development.

It is required that the designer not only design within the limits of the construction project given the scope, but also take into account the integration into the overall network. This includes existing projects in design and construction phases that impact the current project, hardware and software platform requirements, procurement limitations, available communication ports of equipment installed in adjacent projects, operations’ end user requirements, LAN/WAN requirements, meetings and approvals with other agencies and/or departments.

ITS deployment should be scheduled as the first order of construction in a project when possible to allow the ITS facilities to be used in traffic mitigation during the remaining construction. The designer is to provide provisions to have ITS installations operational as soon as the above ground work is completed. This can include temporary communication and/or power measures to be activated immediately upon construction of an ITS device until the permanent measures are completed. The project’s Traffic Staging/Control Plans should reflect these provisions in addition to any requirements in Division 700.

In addition to expediting permanent ITS facilities and when no permanent ITS facilities are part of the project, temporary ITS devices may be required for traffic mitigation. This includes temporary speed monitoring systems, Real Time Work Zone Traffic System (RTWZTS), Portable VMS with Remote Communication and Portable Trailer Mounted CCTV Camera Assembly. Recommendations for these should be part of the traffic mitigation scoping and design developed in coordination with Traffic Operations and Regional ITS Maintenance Management personnel. Temporary ITS traffic control items are to be incorporated into Subsection 159 of the Specifications.

TRANSMIT type Travel Time Systems (TTS Detector Type A) aer not being installed any more. Bluetooth sensor type Travel Time Systems (TTS Detector Type C) is recommended. The designer should coordinate with TRANSCOM for guidance on locations and integration requirements as their Data Fusion Engine (DFE) is used for data collection and computation of travel times.

For projects not approved through the Division of Project Development process, the requirements includes submission of the Communications Report and SERF for approval prior to initiating final design, with a detailed Concept of Operations report for any ITS work not covered under the programmatic standards as defined in the SERF-Programmatic Instructions (pdf 28k) and Stewardship Agreement.

Design

Items of Work

Except for unique conditions, work should be addressed under the Standard Pay items provided. Each item of work may contain numerous materials; separate pay items are not required. Anything shown on the plans/details or described under the specifications is paid for under the items of work provided. Any non-standard items proposed by the designer must be submitted with justification for approval by NJDOT Bureau of MSE prior to FDS. Fiber optic cable types are defined in the Material Specifications. The remaining standard item “Types” are defined in the Standard Details. Designers must download all applicable revised standard details from Electrical/ITS Standard Details and include them in the ITS set of plans. Also contact NJDOT MSE for any current changes on the respective detail sheets that need to be addressed.

Dynamic Message System (DMS)

The following design terms and instructions pertain to projects requiring the procurement and installation of DMS Signs for c onstruction contracts.

Sign and Sign Support Selection

For arterial/land service highways, Ground Mounted DMS signs are preferred. Ground Mounted DMS signs are the Front Access DMS signs mounted on two posts with a 7’ minimum clearance under the bottom of the sign. Overhead signs may be used for special traffic patterns with prior approval.

For interstates/freeways with wide enough medians, the preferred option is a Butterfly sign structure with Front Access DMS signs in the median. DMS signs over lanes must be considered when there are more than 3 lanes in each direction, Local/Express lane splits, or other special traffic patterns.

OSHA compliant walkways must be provided from the edge of pavement to a walk-in sign door located above the shoulder line with railings on both sides of walkway, self closing gates, and an anchorage near the gate for lanyard attachment. Request a standard walkway detail plan sheet from the Bureau of MSE.

New construction standard details for mounting DMS signs on Ground Mounted sign supports, Cantilever structures, and Butterfly structures, with their associated foundations are available from the Bureau of MSE. Designer must obtain these details and insert relevant data before including them in the set of plans. Ground Mounted sign supports are described under Section 704 while the Cantilever and Butterfly structures are described under Section 512.

For overhead DMS Standards, the designer is required to modify the Department’s OHSS standard plates and provide for the item under Division 500 – Bridges and Structures.

For all DMS signs proposed for installation in the median or adjacent to the roadway, provide for a 5 degree horizontal tilt as illustrated in the ITS Sample Plans. Adjust as necessary in coordination with the Traffic Operations Center (TOC) for maximum viewing and sight distance for the motorists.

Controller Placement

Controllers are to be placed in front of the sign at a minimum distance of 25’ for Ground Mounted DMS signs, and 50’ for Butterfly and Cantilever type standards when installing Front Access DMS signs. For Walk-in type DMS signs, the controllers are to be mounted inside a ground mounted controller cabinet to be located at a minimum distance of 50' in front of the structure. For these standards involving walk-in DMS signs, there is a pole mountable auxiliary cabinet supplied by the manufacturer for installation inside the sign for interface with controller that is located in a ground mounted cabinet.

Procurement of Signs

Unless pre-approved as a design exception or otherwise directed, all DMS signs in a state funded project are directly provided by the Department. Identify clearly on the plans and specifications that the DMS signs and controller cabinets are to be provided by the State to the Contractor. However, include the appropriate specification language, support structures, foundations, and “install” items in the contract, and account for delivery lead time of the materials in the construction schedule. Show on the plan sheet for each DMS sign, the model number of the selected DMS sign, and include any special delivery requirements in the Special Provisions. At each Design phase submissions provide a separate listing and estimate of the DMS signs to be purchased by the Department; include any special modem/connection requirements and list the type of modem required. Model number, sign costs, and other information can be obtained from the ITS Qualified Product List (QPL) or contacting the Bureau of MSE. The Front Access DMS signs are delivered with 120’ of communication cable; if the proposed distance from the sign to the controller is greater than 100’, specify the distance in the submission and notify the NJDOT Bureau of MSE to ensure that this requirement is included in the purchase order to be prepared by the DOT. A buffer warranty is required to be included when the DMS signs are provided by the Department. This buffer warranty will cover any repairs from the date a DMS sign is installed up to the date of acceptance of the sign in increments of one year. The two year warranty provided by the DMS sign manufacturer is to be reserved for Regional ITS Maintenance Management personnel and will either become effective from the date of acceptance of the sign or from the date of expiration of the buffer warranty whichever is later, with supporting documentation by the Contractor and DMS sign manufacturer. Contact NJDOT Bureau of MSE for further details on this required warranty and pay item.

For federally funded projects, contact NJDOT Bureau of MSE for the make and model number of the DMS signs to be included in a project that is required to be purchased and installed by the Contractor. Also, the Contractor is responsible for maintenance and repairs of the DMS signs installed in a project until the signs are accepted by the Department after successful completion of level C testing. The two years DMS sign manufacturer’s warranty will become effective from the date of acceptance of the sign with supporting documentation by the Contractor and DMS sign manufacturer. Based on the duration of the construction project and construction schedule, the Contractor is responsible to obtain a buffer warranty from the DMS sign manufacturer to cover any repairs until the date of acceptance.

Sign Support Standards

New standard items are issued for the DMS sign support standard and structures shown in section 704.03.07 and section 512.04 respectively. The following guidelines describe the use of each new item and sign type.
  • DMS Standard Ground Mounted is required for use with 27x75 Front Access signs. Prior approval is required for using this standard with 27x90 Front Access sign.
  • Butterfly Sign Support, DMS, Structure No. ____ is required for installation of 27x90 Front Access signs. Do not extend the structures over travel lanes or shoulders, and provide maximum guide rail offset feasible. Obtain and include the sign structure number in the plan sheets.
  • Cantilever Sign Support, DMS, Structure No. ____ is required for installation of signs needed to extend over the travel lane(s) or shoulders. Use a 27x90 Walk-in type of sign. Obtain and include the sign structure number in the plan sheets.

DMS related ITS Pay Items

  1. When installing Front Access DMS signs, the controller is installed in a cabinet mounted on the Foundation ITS Type D. The controller components are described in the ITS material specifications. Typical related pay items required for this type of DMS installation when the signs are provided by the NJDOT are:
    • Foundation DMS Ground Mounted (for Ground Mounted signs)
    • DMS Standard Ground Mounted (for Ground Mounted signs)
    • DMS Sign Install
    • Meter Cabinet, ITS
    • Foundation ITS, Type MC (if installing a meter cabinet on separate foundation)
    • Controller, DMS Install
    • Foundation ITS Type D or D-MC
    • Buffer Warranty
    • For Front Access DMS signs to be installed on other types of DMS standards, provide structure items in Division 500.
      • When a Front Access DMS sign and controller are not provided by the NJDOT, remove DMS Sign Install; Controller, DMS Install and Buffer Warranty pay items and replace with the following pay items:
        - DMS Sign
        - Controller, DMS
  2. When installing Walk-in DMS signs, the controller is required to be installed in a ground mounted cabinet located at least 50' in front of the sign structure. Typical related pay items when the DMS signs are provided by the NJDOT are:
    • DMS Sign Install
    • Meter Cabinet, ITS
    • Foundation ITS, Type MC (if installing a meter cabinet on separate foundation)
    • Controller, DMS Install
    • Foundation ITS Type D or D-MC
    • Buffer Warranty
    • Cantilever and overhead sign structures are to be provided for in Division 500.
      • When a Walk-in DMS sign is not provided by the NJDOT, remove DMS Sign Install; Controller, DMS Install and Buffer Warranty pay items and replace with the following pay items:
        - DMS Sign
        - Controller, DMS

Estimate/Schedule

Ensure the costs and schedule address long lead time procurements, testing time frames, utility service costs (power/communication), coordination time frames, and any temporary measures. A separate estimate is required for DMS signs that are to be purchased by NJDOT with the contract Engineer’s Estimate reflecting installation and other materials only. Any unique schedule requirements for DMS installation must be noted, otherwise DMS signs will be delivered within 6 months of Notice to Proceed; if installation is scheduled later, then the delivery should reflect that in the Special Provisions.

Notify the Bureau of MSE when the PS&E for any project with DMS is completed. For state funded projects, the Bureau of MSE will process the forms to order the DMS signs.

Specifications

The revisions to the Standard Input defined herein include reference to Electrical and Intelligent Transportation System Standard Pay Items with associated Standard Detail Drawings. Revised ITS standard details were issued via BDC on 9/30/2011.

Travel Time System (TTS)

The following design terms and instructions pertain to projects requiring installation of TTS:
    The designer must review the existing type of readers installed in the area and specifically on the corridor under design before recommending the type of readers to be installed in coordination with Regional ITS Maintenance Management & the Bureau of MSE. The following designation are assigned to TTS detectors:
  • TTS Detector Type A is TRANSMIT Reader.
  • TTS Detector Type B is RTMS.
  • TTS Detector Type C is Bluetooth sensor.

Note: Currently, the Department is not installing TTS Detector Type A any more.

For the field-to-center communications of the TTS detectors, the Designer is to specifically designate the type of service and pertinent specifications to be utilized with all up-front costs noted in the Special Provisions to facilitate the contractor obtaining the proper communications for the system.

Camera Surveillance System (CSS)

The current statewide camera control software system in use is Genetec.
    The following design terms and instructions pertain to projects requiring installation of CSS:
  • Camera Standard Type A is the 75’ long steel pole
  • Camera Standard Type B is the 55’ long steel pole
  • Camera Standard Type C is the 40’ long steel pole
  • Camera Standard Type D is reserved for miscellaneous size
For Camera Standard Type A and B with a lowering device installed, the designer must show the orientation of the camera to show where the blind spot area should be located.

General Design and Plans

The ITS Location Plan shall show proposed and existing ITS facilities, including fiber optic lines with the Route and mile post listed at each device.

The controller cabinets for ITS device equipment and all meter cabinets are to be located away from the low points in the profile of the highway. If they have to be installed near a low point then provide skirts on the foundation and a concrete pad in front of the door if already not shown in the standard detail.

For ITS devices proposed in an area close to a slope, show the top and toe of slope lines in the plans to clearly indicate that the proposed device is not located on the slope.

For proposed fiber optic underground conduit installation, the preferred choice is ITS Conduit Type A - which has three (3) FLEXIBLE NONMETALLIC CONDUITS. When going through and along existing bridge structures, under ramps and traversing under the highway (lateral), a protective outer sleeve is to be provided for the inner ducts. When a project includes construction of a new bridge structure or a new superstructure, include two 2" RMC within the bridge parapet for ITS inner ducts. Provide for smooth transition of the conduit ends from parapet to ground without sharp bends. For short termination cable longitudinal underground runs (less than 500'), single RNMC may be used with a tracer wire installed. Ensure drainage is addressed, especially at bridge crossings and junction boxes.

ITS Junction Box Type A shall be installed off the paved surface approximately half a mile apart and at either end of an over pass. Adjust the spacing of the junction boxes such that there is one junction box available at all major interchanges/intersections and also at high points on major vertical curves for connecting future ITS devices. In the vicinity of intersections, ITS Junction Box Type B shall be used to allow for future widening. ITS Junction Box Type C shall be used for all conduits carrying electrical conductors for ITS facilities. ITS Junction Box Type D shall be used when both fiber optic cable and electrical conductors are installed in the conduits in the same trench that requires separation in the junction box. When two trunk lines meet, and a Hub is not proposed, a Fiber Cross Connect Cabinet is to be provided. Communication Hubs will usually only be required for trunk line networks that extend over 20 miles.

The full proposed communication path to the respective operation center is to be shown in a System Block Diagram. Each project using fiber for communication must include a Fiber Assignment Diagram and a System Block diagram regardless of the number of devices to be installed and even if only connections to existing facilities are proposed. When installing new fiber or maintaining existing fiber within the project limits, all existing ITS devices that are not connected to fiber or are communicating point to point on fiber using modems shall be connected to fiber using ethernet switches to the assigned pair of fibers on the trunk/distribution cable and must be shown on the Fiber Assignment Diagram with the corresponding mileposts. This will require Controller Modification pay item for each existing site and splicing details shall be shown on this diagram. The system block diagrams are to be prepared in such a manner that the contractors can use the same drawings to submit as working drawings by simply adding a list of equipment table and their stamp.

Fiber Optic Cable Type A thru F is described under the material specifications of Fiber Optic Cable available from NJDOT Bureau of MSE. All cables are to have six fiber bundles. Unless pre-approved only one Type A (48 fiber) cable is required for the length of the project with Type F to be used for termination cables. For termination of seven or more fibers, use cable type E or add an additional type F cable as required. When preparing Fiber Assignment Diagrams the green bundle of cable Type A shall be used or reserved for long haul, Center-to-Center, and hub-to-hub without any termination cables spliced to it. The blue bundle is designated for CSS, orange bundle for DMS, white bundle for TTS, and brown bundle for CTSS. The white fiber of the black bundle is to be used for data collection and trouble shooting. The slate bundle is reserved for shared fiber usage with other agencies (OIT, NJTA) and for WIM, TVS and RWIS when requested. The red bundle is to remain a dark bundle for future assignment. For any other devices proposed to communicate using fiber network, follow the project specific directions provided by Bureau of MSE. The devices communicating through each bundle are to be daisy chained using four fibers and an Ethernet switch in the controller cabinet. When installing a new device in an existing network, this layout is to be used picking up all existing devices within the project limits on the same proposed chain. This may require modification of the controller cabinet of the existing device and re-splicing of the termination cable. If adding devices to existing fiber network that has a different type/size cable, then contact NJDOT Bureau of MSE for fiber bundle assignment.

Number of Fiber Optic Cable splices are not to be measured as the splicing cost is included in the appropriate cable item. Where the new fiber optic cable is required to be spliced with an existing cable, show the proposed splice location on the plan with a construction flag at the JB where this splice is located and provide a reference to the Fiber Assignment Diagram where the details of this splice is shown. In order to provide for future splicing, a slack of 30 feet (60 feet total) is required in the Junction Box for cable entering the junction box from each direction.

Fiber Optic Cables are not to be installed in the same conduit with electrical conductors without prior written approvals from NJDOT Electrical Maintenance and NJDOT Bureau of MSE. If joint use is approved, the designer must still evaluate whether ITS Junction Box Type D can be provided as the preferred option or provide for dividers.

If there is a modification at TOC(s), it shall be shown in the existing TOC block diagram that is available from the Bureau of MSE in bold and a copy of it shall be returned back to Regional ITS Maintenance Management and the Bureau of MSE within 10 days reserving any spare ports on the existing equipment that are planned to be used. This modification work at TOC is paid under the pay item “Control Center System, (name of TOC or HUB). Two weeks prior to the PS&E submission, request a current copy of this TOC block diagram for inclusion in the submission. If proposing any changes to the previous submission, send the revised copy back to Regional ITS Maintenance Management and the Bureau of MSE for approval and use in future projects. Work at the TOC that is separate from the field devices must be clearly defined in the plans and Special Provisions. The designer must confirm with the Regional ITS Maintenance Management on the availability of space and requirements at the existing TOC or HUB to address any proposed ITS facilities.

Note: All DMS and TTS are to be integrated in to current operating systems at TOCN, TOCS & STMC. (Check with MSE during FDS). For integrating all TTS in to existing operating system, contact TRANSCOM, Regional ITS Maintenance Management and Bureau of MSE during FDS. All CSS statewide are to be integrated into existing camera operating system. (Check with Regional ITS Maintenance Management and MSE during FDS). Standard Specifications provide general provisions on this; designer to address any specifics unique to a project. Contact NJDOT Bureau of MSE for other management system integration requirements.

Electrical requirements for ITS devices including Utility Contact information are to be clearly specified in the contract plans and/or Special Provisions with service confirmation numbers to facilitate the Contractor obtaining the proper services. Documentation is to be provided on Utility Letterhead that the required service on a per location basis is available for use by the contractor when they apply for service. This also applies for any communication services that are specified through a service provider. Copies of these are to be provided to Bureau of MSE and the assigned Resident Engineer with the pole number and milepost location.

When Cable or DSL modem is to be installed in a cabinet for field devices, ensure that the Special Provisions specify a mechanical timer to be installed to reset the modems by turning off/on twice a day at 10 AM and 10 PM.

When broadband wireless service is required for communication of any device, ensure that a secured private IP address is specified to be established by the Contractor in coordination with OIT through RE.

Ensure any revisions and additions to the Electrical/ITS Standard Details, ITS Testing Forms, ITS Material Specifications, and the As-Built Inventory Report are addressed for specifics of the project. The FDS must include an updated SERF - FDS (rtf 42k).

Estimate/Schedule

With each design submission, include separate ITS construction cost estimate and ITS construction schedule.

Construction

Upon completion of the FDS, a determination must be made on the requirement for consultant support ITS inspectors through either the overall CE inspection consultants or through the existing on-call ITS inspection contract under the Bureau of MSE.

A separate post pre-con meeting for ITS will be scheduled by the RE with the respective Traffic Operations office, Regional ITS Maintenance Management, Bureau of MSE, OIT, designer, ITS inspector and the Contractor to coordinate impacts to existing and proposed work.

Required working drawings of the complete system for each pay item must be submitted to the ITS designer for review and approval. Use the System Block Diagrams included in the set of construction plans as working drawings by inserting the required equipment table and all necessary stamps. Structural items, such as standards, should be submitted as separate working drawings with the respective reference to the overall ITS system of which they are part. Sample ITS Working Drawings are available under Contractor Submittals and Forms. Underground items for standard conduit, standard junction boxes, and wiring from Section 701 can be submitted through the Material Questionnaire/DC-2891 process with approved EE #’s; MSE Engineering will require a copy of these. For any material that does not have an EE # assigned, sufficient information must be submitted for the designer to verify that the materials meet the requirements of the material specifications and the project requirements. Approved ITS materials from the QPL can be submitted through the Material Questionnaire/DC-2891 process with approved ITS #’s. Approval under a previous project does not mean automatic approval for subsequent projects. Working drawing submissions for the operational items of the systems should reference any related underground and structural item approvals when submitting separately. Material Questionnaire submittals per Section 106 will no longer be required for all ITS materials covered under approved working drawings. Designers must process through the Engineering Documents Unit for further NJDOT review and approvals.

Working drawings submissions are not for submitting proposed revisions to the contract. RFI’s must be submitted to the RE for any issues with the contract documents. If required, revisions will be issued by Change of Plan or Change Order, and then working drawings must be submitted in conformance with those revisions.

Relocating and/or modifying ITS devices during construction must be approved by the RE, Regional ITS Maintenance Management and Traffic Operations. Other than minor adjustments for field conditions that can be addressed through the as-builts, any other changes will require coordination through the designer to develop a COP that must also be approved through the Bureau of MSE.

A tracer wire is required to locate underground fiber optic cable conduits. When single conduit is used for fiber optic cable, ensure that a tracer wire is installed in the conduit. Where there is more than one conduit in the same trench, install a tracer wire in one conduit. The tracer wire shall be terminated inside the cabinet where the conduit is installed. This includes those locations where RMC is used for fiber optic cable.

A total slack of 60 feet (30 feet from each conduit entry) is required for the fiber optic cable at each Junction Box Type A, B and D for future splices.

For Substantial Completion to be met, the complete submission of related documents including ITS Testing Forms, red-lined as-built drawings, As-Built Inventory Report, and warranties (2 years from the date of acceptance). When a fiber optic cable (existing or new) is utilized, submit splice machine, OTDR and power meter readings. Submit one copy of all required final documentation listed in the specs to Bureau of MSE and one copy to the respective TOC. The contractor is still responsible to maintain all systems until acceptance, including regular system checks when in operation for longer than six months.

Note: The above instructions are specific to Transportation Systems Management ITS facilities, and contain general information applicable to other ITS facilities managed by other units within the Department. Some of the sites provide specific instructions for other units, but clarification from those units should be requested as needed. Some of the others:
  • Bureau of Safety and Data Development - Technology Section: WIMS and TVS
  • Bureau of Maintenance Engineering - Electrical Section; and Office of Emergency Management: RWIS
  • Construction and Materials: Construction and Environmental monitoring cameras (items under Subsection 153 or 155)
  • Office of Emergency Management - Homeland Security Cameras
Coordination may also be required with other agencies sharing our fiber network. Some of the agencies are: OIT, NJTA, and SJTA.

References

 
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