Adaptive traffic signal technology

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Adaptive traffic signal technology

Project Underway

Project Overview

Speed up flow of through-traffic using real-time signalization
Cost $3.42 million
Location Albemarle County, Charlottesville
Sponsor VDOT
Next meeting TBA

Status Update

Fully funded by the CTB on June 18, 2014

Contact Teresa Gardner

The Virginia Department of Transportation is installing adaptive traffic signal technology between Ivy Road and Polo Grounds Road on U.S. 29 as part of the Route 29 Solutions package. [1]


The system's installation began in the fall of 2014. Construction is expected to be completed no latter than the summer of 2016. [2][dead link]


Preliminary engineering for the project cost $300,000. The entire construction is expected to cost $3.42 million. [3]

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  1. Web. Western Bypass funding eliminated; CTB supports other U.S. 29 projects, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, June 18, 2014, retrieved March 25, 2015.
  2. Web. [ Charlottesville- Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Area Transportation Projects Project Status Matrix], Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, retrieved March 25, 2015.
  3. Web. Learn More: Adaptive Traffic Signal Technology, Virginia Department of Transportation, retrieved March 25, 2015.

External Links

Route 29 Solutions page on adaptive signals