Summary of KCScout ITS Operations

MoDOT

Contact Information

Organization: MoDOT
Contact person: Griffin Smith
Title:
Phone: 816.607.2108
E-mail: griffin.smith@modot.mo.gov
Organization address: 600 NE Colbern Road
  Lees Summit, MO    64086


General Information

1. Project name: KCScout ITS Operations
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Missouri Department of Transportation
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: Various Counties and Various Routes in the Urban Kansas City District
4. Primary project mode: Other Traffic Management
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * None * Active Transportation * Bridge * Freight * Highway/Roadway * Transit )
The management of the KC Scout system covers the entire interstate and freeway system in the Kansas City Region, both Missouri and Kansas. KC Scout is designed to lessen traffic jams by improving rush hour speeds, increasing safety by decreasing the number of rush-hour accidents and improving emergency response to traffic situations by clearing incidents quickly and safely.
6. Project Purpose: * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Griffin Smith
griffin.smith@modot.mo.gov
816.607.2108
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $65000000
9. Project description: The primary users of the system will be all the users of the system. The beneficiaries of the project are ALL the users of the state highway facilities. The Scout system is developed to monitor the highways and provide quick action to clear incidents, assist law enforcement and the public. KC Scout is designed to lessen traffic jams by improving rush hour speeds, increasing safety by decreasing the number of rush-hour accidents and improving emergency response to traffic situations by clearing incidents quickly and safely.
10. Scope: This is to cover the operating costs of the KCScout facility located in Lees Summit, MO.
11. Project schedule: This is for the years 2020-2050.

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