OSHP State Communication Center




The State Communication Center is a dispatch facility that connects to ODOT and controls emergency operations. It also provides for joint dispatch to incidents.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Ohio State Highway PatrolOwnsExisting and Planned
Ohio State Highway PatrolOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Emergency Management Center

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Emergency Early Warning System'Emergency Early Warning System' monitors alerting and advisory systems, information collected by ITS surveillance and sensors, and reports from other agencies and uses this information to identify potential, imminent, or in–progress major incidents or disasters. Notification is provided to initiate the emergency response, including public notification using ITS traveler information systems, where appropriate.False
Emergency Incident Scene Safety Management'Emergency Incident Scene Safety Management' remotely monitors incident scene safety systems that detect vehicle intrusions in designated areas at the incident scene and warns on–scene personnel and drivers of imminent encroachment. Public safety responder movements are also monitored so that the responders can be warned of movement beyond the designated safe zone.False

Physical Standards

SDODocument #TitleUser Defined
NEMANEMA TS 8Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)False

Interfaces To

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City of Columbus 911 Call Center
City of Columbus Fire/EMS Dispatch
City of Columbus Traffic Management Center
Local 911 Call Centers
Local Fire/EMS Emergency Dispatch
Local Police/Sheriffs Management and Dispatch
Local Traffic Management Centers
ODOT Buckeye Traffic Website
ODOT Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment
ODOT District Offices
ODPS Crash Database
OSHP State Highway Patrol Dispatch
OSHP State Highway Patrol Vehicles
Private Traveler Information Systems