Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, today announced that the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has selected Iteris’ ClearPath Weather® solution to provide weather forecasting services for improved year-round road maintenance response covering the entire Oklahoma DOT road network throughout the state. The contract brings Iteris’ national coverage for maintenance decision support system (MDSS) services to 15 states and more than 50 municipalities, a more than 10-fold MDSS increase in customer adoption since 2015.
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Iteris ClearPath Weather Chosen by Oklahoma Department of Transportation for Road Maintenance Decision Support (Photo: Business Wire)
The two-year sub-contract agreement, with Midstate Traffic Control, Inc., will give Oklahoma DOT access to high-resolution pavement weather forecasting and treatment alternatives, and MDSS services across the state during winter and summer weather events. In addition, Iteris will provide Oklahoma DOT with 24/7 access to the ClearPath Weather platform’s severe weather advisories and alerting services, as well as direct access to Iteris meteorologists forecasting from the firm’s Weather Operations Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
“We are proud to support Oklahoma DOT’s goal of improving the safety and mobility of Oklahoma’s road users by providing access to hyperlocal current and forecast weather data through the ClearPath Weather platform,” said Ben Hershey, vice president, Agriculture and Weather Analytics at Iteris. “Vital data insights from ClearPath Weather will allow Oklahoma DOT to make the best maintenance decisions possible, both after extreme weather or storm events and on a day-to-day basis.”
ClearPath Weather is based on Iteris’ Highway Condition Analysis and Prediction System (HiCAPS™) pavement condition model and leverages proprietary application programming interfaces (APIs) to access weather data. The cloud-based MDSS solution features an easy-to-use interface, and advanced visualization tools and mapping, which give state and local agency maintenance managers access to real-time information, such as looping radar, satellite imagery, weather forecasts, and route-specific weather and pavement conditions.
About Iteris, Inc.
Iteris is the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, turning big data into big breakthrough solutions. We collect, aggregate and analyze data on traffic, roads, weather, water, soil and crops to generate precise informatics that lead to safer transportation and smarter farming. Municipalities, government agencies, crop science companies, farmers and agronomists around the world use our solutions to make roads safer and travel more efficient, as well as farmlands more sustainable, healthy and productive. Visit www.iteris.com for more information and join the conversation on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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