Virginia DOT to Receive 658th Daktronics Display
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nov. 28, 2017 –Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, is pleased to announce it has been chosen to design and manufacture 229 new displays along I-395 this year for the Virginia Department of Transportation. In 2012, the DOT installed 83 displays along I-495, following up with 346 signs on I-395/I-95 in 2014, bringing the grand total to 658 Daktronics displays.
While helping to reduce commute times, these displays also help motorists safely navigate busy Virginia freeways, alerting travelers to weather conditions, public safety announcements, Amber AlertsTM, roadway incidents and construction information. Lane reversal and tolling information will appear with varying prices based upon congestion.
"We've established a great working relationship with Virginia DOT over the years and are excited to continue our work along the Beltway," said Koreen Bjorklund, Daktronics Transportation national sales manager. "The additional eight miles will provide new travel options for single-occupant drivers while improving I-395 traffic with an active traffic management system."
Daktronics versatile products are known for their reliability. The Transportation division helps guide motorists safely and efficiently to their next destination. Daktronics provides a complete range of scalable matrix sizes, offering product solutions that best answer customer needs. The trademark line of Daktronics transportation products, Vanguard DMS, offers a variety of character heights from six to 18 inches with products ranging from single line to large scale to accommodate any roadway setting.
Daktronics messaging display technology offers a long lifetime with consistent, industry-leading performance and low power consumption, providing value for years to come.
To view a comprehensive list of Daktronics dynamic message signs, visit www.daktronics.com/its.