Traffic Centre Hessen

Submitted by Josef Kaltwasser on Wednesday, 16 December, 2009 - 12:30
Organization name
HSVV (Hessen Roads and Traffic Authorities)
Organization description

HSVV are responsible for planning, building and maintaining freeways and the inter-urban road network in the German state of Hessen. Traffic control and management activities include re-routing, line control, temporary hard shoulder use, road works management, traffic information and incident management. HSVV`S road network comprises about 1000 km of freeways. Total road network adds up to more than 15.000 km. Hessen is active in the field of inter-regional strategy management, planning and realising traffic management strategies in cooperation with nearby German states (Rhineland-Palatinate, North Rhine-Westphalia, Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria). Traffic information between Traffic Centre Hessen (TCH) and other stakeholders is exchanged by means of DATEX.

Germany / Hessen
Centre type
Location Referencing Format
Covered network

Federal and state road network (freeways / inter-urban roads).

Measured Data
Contact name
Dieter Heussner
Extension description
In 2008 / 2009, Traffic Centre Hessen (TCH) was extended for the exchange of data / messages by means off DATEXII - congestion messages, road works messages, traffic raw data derived from induction loops / overhead detectors, VMS in context of European research project CVIS.<br />
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