Special Specification Template - 2003 format

Special Specification Template - 2003 format
2004 Specifications
CSJ 0912-72-111
Traffic Management Center Electronics
Description. Furnish, setup, program, and install equipment in the existing Traffic
Management Center (TMC) as shown on the plans or as directed. The finished product is to
provide a fully functional TMC system along with a future connection to the City of
Bellaire’s Computerized Traffic Management System (CTMS) as shown on plans or as
A. General Requirements. Furnish, assemble, fabricate, and install new, corrosion
resistant materials in strict accordance with the details shown on the plans and the
requirements in this specification. Provide cables and connectors, fiber or copper /
Ethernet, or any other materials and services required or as needed.
B. Functional Requirements. Furnish and install electronics equipment in the existing
Traffic Management Center in order to form a completely integrated traffic
management system. The materials, splicing, work, setup or programming, and any
other residual components or services required to provide for a fully functioning TMC
are subsidiary to this Item, “Traffic Management Center Electronics.” Ensure the work,
along with any changes, conforms to the latest standards and meets the requirements of
the Information Technology personnel and the Engineer. Supply multiple (more than
one) components that are from the same manufacturer.
Equipment Room. Install, assemble, and test the following equipment in the
existing Traffic Management Center Equipment Room. Use materials conforming
to the latest Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) standards for
network rack installation or mount in a manner acceptable to the parties described
New equipment:
1 – i2 ATMS (Advanced Traffic Management Software) software
3 – Uninterruptible power supplies
1 – 72 in. Network rack enclosure
2 – 24 Single mode rack-mounted fiber patch panel and fiber splicing
1 – Video distribution system / control
1 – Ethernet Switch (Special Specification) (Type C)
3 – Hardened Ethernet Switch (Special Specification) (Type B)
2 – 24 Port Ethernet patch panel
1 – 15 in. LCD Maintenance video monitor 1U rack-mounted
1 – ATMS server
1 – Storage server
1 – Video network server
1 – Rack-mount 4 port Keyboard Video Mouse (KLM) switch
1 – Remote Power Management Switch (Special Specification)
Power supplies, connectors, harnesses, and accessories.
ATMS Software. Furnish and install the ATMS software to connect the 2070
controllers and video interfaces to the ATMS server in the TMC that provides a
centralized integration system for traffic signal control, information, and data
display. Use products that conform to standards and requirements per the Engineer.
Install the ATMS and provide software, hardware, setup, programming, and any
other hardware or software necessary to connect and control the 2070 traffic signal
controllers and the proposed video connections including Video Imaging and
Vehicle Detection System (VIVDS) and future Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)
type video cameras and signals.
Provide ATMS software with a centralized solution for traffic operations
management. Provide ATMS software that is Window-based, has a Graphic User
Interface (GUI) and will primarily reside on the ATMS server. Operation is based
on fiber or Ethernet connections and communications and uses the latest standards.
Supply the ATMS software with an open client server architecture based on
National Transportation Communication for ITS Protocol (NTCIP) for traffic
signal equipment. Ensure that the ATMS system software provides custom report
generation and utilizes solid database integrity.
Network Rack Enclosure. Furnish and install the 72 in. network rack enclosure, a
standard four-post network metal rack enclosure that houses the TMC electronics
and terminations required for a secure environment. Provide materials conforming
to existing network products and components and also conforming to the standards
set by the Information Technology Personnel or Engineer.
Provide a 42 U-Type Network Rack with side enclosures and built-in air flow and
lighting. Provide the hardware, panels, shelves, equipment labeling, cable
organizers, power distribution units, lighting, mounting material, and cable
fastening devices or panels required to install or mount the equipment described in
this specification at no additional cost to the Department.
Single Mode Fiber Patch Panel and Fiber Splicing. Furnish and install the 24
Port Single Mode Fiber Patch Panels that provide connections from the single
mode fiber to the field and the TMC electronics. Provide products conforming to
standards and requirements per the Engineer. Construct the patch panel with the
correct connectors and gender with the other fiber optic products so that adapters
or gender changers are not needed.
Provide the SC Type fiber connections and connect to the Ethernet switch. No
additional adapters or materials are allowed. Additional fiber splice enclosures or
organizational material needed are to also be in this area. Label each fiber and
identify fibers as a transmit strand or receive strand along with other fiber strands
not used as “spare” with the proper strand number labeled per that group’s buffer
Label the fiber optic connections and separate them into areas marked with:
Bellaire System (Hub)
Bissonnett System (Hub)
TxDOT Connection (future)
Fusion-splice the fiber to pre-formed and tested SC Type patch cords. Perform the
splicing and testing in conformance with the latest City of Bellaire standards and
procedures. Install fiber cabling and connections in a manner that allows for easy
access and high quality labeling for standard fiber optic installation. Supply
placards that identify fiber optic dangers and promote area avoidance.
Ethernet / Hardened Ethernet Switch. Furnish and install Ethernet switches
(Type C) and hardened Ethernet switches (Type B) that conform to standards and
requirements as shown in Special Specification Item, “Ethernet Switch.”
Remote Powered Management Switch. Provide equipment that conforms to
standards and requirements as shown in Special Specification Item, “Remote
Powered Management Switch.”
Rack-Mount Video Monitor. Furnish and install a 15 in. rack-mount LCD
(Liquid Crystal Display) video monitor along with a keyboard and mouse control
in a 1 U slide out drawer. Ensure the components will connect to the 3 servers via
the KVM switch and without any other need for adapters or cables. Ensure the
components fit in a 1U rack assembly. Mount the monitor to hinge up to allow for
storage. Provide a slide out drawer to allow for storage of the components in the
1U slot.
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). Provide a rack-mounted temporary back
up UPS for the rack-mounted communications equipment for actuation during
power outages. Provide brownout and overvoltage protection through automatic
voltage regulation. Support remote management of the UPS operation and
shutdown of attached devices. Use included UPS management software that runs
under a Windows NT operating system. Provide one copy of the manufacturer’s
applications software to be installed on each server (one copy for each server / UPS
pair). Provide additional electrical components to be plugged into the 3 UPS units
based on determining a balanced load for the 3 UPS’s. Meet the following
minimum requirements:
120 Volt AC nominal output voltage
120 Volt AC nominal input voltage
Output connectors NEMA 5-15R type
Input frequency 50/60 Hz ± 3 Hz auto-sensing
Input voltage range for main operations 92-140 volts
Control panel indicators for On Line; On Battery; Replace Battery;
Overload; load bar graph
Audible alarms for low battery
RS-232 communications interface port
Ethernet connection for software based monitoring and control
Operating temperatures 32 - 104°F
Operating relative humidity 0 - 95%
Storage temperature 5 - 113°F
Rated power 1,440 Volt Amps
Output power capacity 950 watts (865 Watts minimum)
Output connections 6 NEMA 5-15R
19 in. rack-mountable
AVR (Automatic Voltage Regulator) Boost and Trim
Manufacturer’s software application for monitor and control
Wiring and Connectors. Provide coaxial cable used for making video connections
between devices in the Traffic Management Center.
Neatly dress and bundle the cables with nylon cable ties. Mark them with a unique
identification number at a point 6 in. from each end of the cable. Number them by
applying adhesive plastic tape with machine printed black figures on white
background. Thermal, or inked ribbon, computer printed labels are not satisfactory.
Make the identification read upright when holding the cable horizontally with the
connector to the left. Protect the finished identification number with a piece of clear
shrinkable tubing shrunk tightly over the label and extending at least 1/4 in. either
side of the label. Provide a typed list showing the cabinet identification and the
numbers, description, source, and destinations of the cable in that cabinet. Heat
laminate the cable list to protect it from moisture and dirt. Clearly identify the
cables by number on the system schematic.
10. Interconnect Harnesses and Accessories. Provide the interconnect harnesses and
accessories needed for a completely integrated Traffic Management System.
Properly label these cables/harnesses on either end of the cable assemble. These
cables consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
RS232 cables
Video coaxial cables
Twisted pair
CAT 6 cables
Fiber cables and fiber strands (color coded and labeled)
Electronic components names and connections
11. Video Distribution System / Control. Furnish and install the video distribution
system / control and connect the equipment to the existing / proposed TMC
connections. Means and methods will be determined by existing requirements and
the agency Information Technology requirements and standards.
Provide a valid signal path for the video distribution system to receive the four
signal inputs from the video server and provide a valid signal path to the three
existing video monitors and a spare path for a future connection. Provide video
path media and equipment with the highest resolution possible which will not
degrade video the signal over the required distance as shown by the Infrastructure
Technology personnel.
Convert or reduce any media signal that exceeds the existing video monitor’s
limitations by using a secondary, stand-alone video component or converter to
ensure the highest signal quality can be achieved and to facilitate the subsequent
eventual replacement of existing equipment by others.
12. Video Patch Panels. In the equipment room, install patch bays to access video
signals for monitoring and bypassing purposes. Supply jacks, patch cord plugs,
accessories, and adapters that are produced by the same manufacturer. If metal
panels are used, insulate the cable shield from the panel. In general, locate signal
sources on the top row, and corresponding signal destinations, if any, below them
on the bottom row.
13. Rack-Mount Keyboard/Video/Mouse (KVM) Switch. Furnish and install the
rack-mount 4-port KVM switch and connections to the 3 servers along with the
spare port for future needs.
Provide connections for computer video, mouse and keyboard, standard sound
connections, and USB connections for four computers. Connect the servers to the
LCD monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Provide the cables and connections required
to connect the 3 servers (and one spare connection).
14. Fail Safe Provision. Design the equipment such that the failures of the equipment
do not cause the failure of any other unit of equipment.
15. Rack-Mount Network Servers. Furnish, setup, program, and install the
rack-mount network servers. Servers will be 3 stand alone computers that are either
rack-mount style or are tower type computers that are converted to a standard
19 in. rack-mount station via the supplied and installed adapters. The 3 rack-mount
servers are to be identical in core components except were specified below.
Supply any additional materials (video cards, communications cards, storage
media / pathway, etc.) unique to the specific server and that server’s specific
function. The rack-mount storage servers will utilize dual gigabit Ethernet
connections working together or “teaming” to create one high speed network
Supply any latest rack-mount network server software, Microsoft windows server
version that is approved by the ATMS software manufacturer. Ensure hardware and
software setup and upgrades are completed and in place before applications
installation occurs. Furnish media (CDs, DVDs, driver media, etc.) in a manner that
provides the material complete in one package.
Provide the 3 core server products with a single source and by a single
manufacturer. The brand selected, network topology setup, core component
specifications (processor model and speed, drive sizes other than the storage server,
etc.) and the design are to be coordinated and based on the ATMS and the agencies’
Information Technology recommendations and furnished by the TMC Contractor
or his/her representative.
Video Server. Provide the rack-mount video server with four multicast video
images of all video inputs via four video outputs. Additional components to
achieve the required connections and communications speed will be addressed
and improved to eliminate any issue with loss of communication or video drop
b. Storage Server. Furnish the rack-mount storage server with data storage for
the data generated by the TMC and its associated equipment. For the storage
server, use the latest and fastest drive and interface components for storage
limitations are a minimum 1.5 terabytes based on the storage configuration’s
maximum usable area.
The storage function is to be based on the latest hardware RAID (Redundant
Array of Inexpensive Drives) configuration that stripes data across several
drives. The drives are to hot- swappable, with an additional spare drive
provided separately. Software RAID will not be allowed.
ATMS Server. Provide the ATMS server based on the approved ATMS
software manufacturer. Include additional capabilities for future connections
and operation (CCTV, red light operation, etc.).
C. Electrical Requirements.
Power Requirements. Meet the specified requirements when the input power is
115 ± 20 volts AC, 60 ± 3 Hz.
Ensure the equipment operation is not affected by transient voltages, surges, and
sags normally experienced on commercial power lines. Check the local power
service to determine if any special design is needed for the equipment. The extra
cost, if required, is subsidiary to this Item.
Wiring. Meet the requirements of the National Electric Code. Cut the wires to
proper length before assembly. Do not double back wires to take up slack. Neatly
lace wires into clamps. Provide cable slack to facilitate removal and replacement of
assemblies, panels, and modules.
Transient Suppression. Use DC relays, solenoids, and holding coils with diodes
across the coils for transient suppression.
Power Service Protection. Use readily accessible, manually resetable or
replaceable circuit protection devices (such as circuit breakers or fuses) for
equipment and power source protection.
Fail Safe Provision. Design the equipment such that the failures of the equipment
will not cause the failure of any other unit or equipment.
D. Mechanical Requirements.
Mounting. Rack-mount the components described as rack-mount. Shelf-mount or
wall-mount other components, so as to not impede servicing other components.
Modular Design. Design modular equipment such that major portions may be
readily replaced. Mechanically key modules of unlike functions to prevent
insertion into the wrong socket or connector. Clearly identify modules and
assemblies with name, model number, serial number, and any other pertinent
information required to facilitate equipment maintenance.
Connectors and Harness. Make external connections by means of connectors.
Key the connectors to preclude improper hookups. Color code or mark the wires to
and from the connectors.
E. Environmental Design Requirements. Meet the specified requirements during and
after subjecting to any combination of the following conditions:
Operating Temperature. 40°F to 122°F.
Operating Humidity. 0% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing.
A. General. Use the latest available techniques with a minimum number of different parts,
subassemblies, circuits, cards, and modules to maximize standardization and
Design for ease of maintenance. Ensure component parts are readily accessible for
inspection and maintenance. Provide test points for checking essential voltages and
B. Electronic Components. Comply with Special Specification, “Electronic
C. Mechanical Components. Use stainless steel external screws, nuts, and locking
washers; do not use self-tapping screws unless specifically approved. Use corrosion
resistant material such as plastic, stainless steel, anodized aluminum or brass for all
parts. Protect materials used in construction from fungus growth and moisture
deterioration. Separate dissimilar metals with an inert dielectric material.
D. Testing, Training, Documentation, Final Acceptance and Warranty. Test in
accordance with Section 2 of Special Specification, “Testing, Training, Documentation,
Final Acceptance and Warranty.”
Train in accordance with Section 3 of Special Specification, “Testing, Training,
Documentation, Final Acceptance and Warranty.”
Provide documentation in accordance with Section 4 of Special Specification, “Testing,
Training, Documentation, Final Acceptance and Warranty.”
Final acceptance is provided in accordance with Section 5 of Special Specification,
“Testing, Training, Documentation, Final Acceptance and Warranty.”
Provide a written warranty in accordance with Section 6 of Special Specification,
“Testing, Training, Documentation, Final Acceptance and Warranty.”
Measurement. This Item will be measured by the lump sum for the complete work
Payment. The work performed and materials furnished in accordance with this Item, and
measured as provided under “Measurement” will be paid for at the unit price bid for “Traffic
Management Center Electronics.” This price is full compensation for the materials and
equipment furnished, installed, made fully operational and tested, including cables and
connectors, labor, training, documentation, and tools.
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