Incident Response - Extraordinary incidents

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Extraordinary incidents

Extraordinary incidents take six hours or more to clear. It has huge impact on commute, safety and economy.

Source: Washington Incident Tracking System.

Performance analysis

2023 Q3

  • 13 extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 11 hours and 16 minutes
    • Comprised 5.2% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2023 Q2

  • 14 extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 12 hours and 47 minutes
    • Comprised 6.7% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2023 Q1

  • 8 extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of nine hours and 33 minutes
    • Comprised 3.2% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2022 Q4

  • 10 extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 10 hours and 38 minutes
    • Comprised 4.0% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2022 Q3

  • Eight extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of nine hours and 48 minutes
    • Comprised 4.4% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2022 Q2

  • Eight extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 11 hours and 33 minutes
    • Comprised 4.0% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2022 Q1

  • 11 extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of nine hours and 50 minutes
    • Comprised 4.6% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2021 Q4

  • Eight extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of eight hours and 57 minutes
    • Comprised 2.9% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2021 Q3

  • 12 extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 11 hours and 13 minutes
    • Comprised 5.0% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2021 Q2

  • Seven extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 8 hours and 11 minutes
    • Comprised 2.2% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2021 Q1

  • Nine extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of nine hours and 19 minutes
    • Comprised 7.8% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2020 Q4

  • Ten extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 10 hours and 13 minutes
    • Comprised 4.1% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2020 Q3

  • Four extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of seven hours and 10 minutes
    • Comprised 5.3% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2020 Q2

  • Nine extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of nine hours and 30 minutes
    • Comprised 4.5% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2020 Q1

  • Five extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of six hours and 25 minutes
    • Comprised 7.8% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2019 Q4

  • 12 extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 12 hours and 4 minutes
    • Comprised 5.3% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2019 Q3

  • Nine extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of nine hours and 28 minutes
    • Comprised 2.8% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter

2019 Q2

  • Ten extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 10 hours and 19 minutes
    • Comprised 3.6% of all incident induced delay costs for the quarter

2019 Q1

  • Ten extraordinary incidents
    • Average clearance time of 11 hours and 25 minutes
    • Comprised 3.9% of all incident-induced delay costs for the quarter



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