Statewide Transportation Operations Center (STOC)

  • The Statewide Transportation Operations Center (STOC) focuses on MDOT’s goals of incident management, crash reduction, traveler information, and congestion reduction. STOC provides motorists with real-time travel information and partners with emergency responders to provide response services to traffic crashes, saving lives, time, and money.

    STOC serves motorists in MDOT’s Southwest, University, Bay, North, and Superior Regions, and also provides overnight operations for Grand Region. This center, which began formal operations in May 2011, oversees a traffic monitoring system covering 1,260 freeway miles across both peninsulas of Michigan and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

    Infrastructure includes:

    • 133 Traffic Surveillance Cameras
    • 58 Dynamic Message Signs
    • 9 Travel Time Signs
    • 5 Truck Parking Availability Signs
    • 111 Vehicle Detectors

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