New News information at Road Traffic Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.roadtraffic-technology.com http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ en-us http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ New News information at Road Traffic Technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif PORR completes Heijmans Oevermann acquisition http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsporr-completes-heijmans-oevermann-acquisition-5795514 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsporr-completes-heijmans-oevermann-acquisition-5795514 PORR Deutschland’s subsidiary PORR has completed the acquisition of German road construction company Heijmans Oevermann. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK Government approves £173.5m to improve public transport in Leeds http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-approves-1735m-to-improve-public-transport-in-leeds-5795605 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-approves-1735m-to-improve-public-transport-in-leeds-5795605 The Government of UK has approved a funding package of £173.5m for improving public transportation facilities such as ‘busways’, improved park and ride facilities and better stops and signs in Leeds, UK. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Skanska to renovate Ekeberg and Svartdal tunnels in Oslo, Norway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-to-renovate-ekeberg-and-svartdal-tunnels-in-oslo-norway-5795614 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-to-renovate-ekeberg-and-svartdal-tunnels-in-oslo-norway-5795614 Global construction company Skanska has secured an NOK516m ($60.2m) contract from Norwegian Public Roads Administration, for renovating Ekeberg and Svartdal tunnels on the E6 and E18 highways in Oslo, Norway. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT TMF completes traffic congestion mitigation project in Bangkok http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstmf-completes-traffic-congestion-mitigation-project-in-bangkok-5794372 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstmf-completes-traffic-congestion-mitigation-project-in-bangkok-5794372 The Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF), an organisation created by the Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota Motors, has completed its first project to ease traffic congestion in Bangkok, Thailand. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT CPB wins final stage of Baypark to Bayfair upgrade project from NZTA http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscpb-wins-final-stage-baypark-to-bayfair-link-upgrade-project-from-nzta-5794272 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscpb-wins-final-stage-baypark-to-bayfair-link-upgrade-project-from-nzta-5794272 The New Zealand Transport Agency has contracted CPB Contractors to carry out the final stage of Tauranga’s NZ$120m ($84.1m) Baypark to Bayfair Link Upgrade project. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Canada and Nova Scotia to improve safety of drivers and cyclists in Cabot Trail http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanada-and-nova-scotia-to-improve-safety-of-drivers-and-cyclists-in-cabot-trail-5794283 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanada-and-nova-scotia-to-improve-safety-of-drivers-and-cyclists-in-cabot-trail-5794283 The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia will provide joint funding for the rehabilitation of more than 22km of road along Cape Breton’s scenic Cabot Trail parkway in the province. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Canada and Alberta to invest $397m in highway projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanada-and-alberta-to-invest-397m-in-highway-projects-5793063 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanada-and-alberta-to-invest-397m-in-highway-projects-5793063 The governments of Canada and Alberta have agreed to make an investment of C$535m ($397m) in provincial highway projects in order to improve transport infrastructure that will allow easy movement of people and products in the region. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland Government initiates first stage of Ipswich Motorway upgrade http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-initiates-first-stage-of-ipswich-motorway-upgrade-5793058 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-initiates-first-stage-of-ipswich-motorway-upgrade-5793058 The Government of Queensland in Australia has awarded the first stage of Ipswich Motorway upgrade between Rocklea to Darra to Brisbane-based Bielby Hull Albem Joint Venture firm. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT New York Government to fund bridge projects in Albany http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-government-to-fund-bridge-projects-in-the-capital-region-5793117 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-government-to-fund-bridge-projects-in-the-capital-region-5793117 The Government of New York in the US will provide a funding of $24.2m for carrying out the bridge projects in the capital region, including ongoing work to construct a new bridge for carrying Route 32 over the Mohawk River between Cohoes in Albany Co… Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: TransCore, Skanska, Astaldi Group, World Bank http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-transcore-skanska-astaldi-group-world-bank-5792042 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-transcore-skanska-astaldi-group-world-bank-5792042 TransCore has secured a contract to design, build and maintain next-generation toll collection systems along the Dulles Toll Road in Virginia, US. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland opens two new lanes on Deagon Deviation in Australia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-opens-two-new-lanes-on-deagon-deviation-in-australia-5791978 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-opens-two-new-lanes-on-deagon-deviation-in-australia-5791978 Queensland's Government in Australia has opened two new southbound lanes along the Deagon Deviation, which is part of the A$1.14bn ($857m) Gateway Upgrade North project. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT TfL's new approach to make junctions safer in London http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfls-new-approach-to-make-junctions-safer-in-london-5791984 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfls-new-approach-to-make-junctions-safer-in-london-5791984 Transport for London (TfL) in the UK has revealed details of its new approach to improve safety of pedestrians and cyclists across 73 junctions in London with a record of being dangerous.n Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT New York gets $112.2m for road enhancement projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-gets-1122m-funding-for-road-transportation-enhancements-5792024 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-gets-1122m-funding-for-road-transportation-enhancements-5792024 New York State's government has announced $112.2m in funding for carrying out 81 projects to support bicycle and pedestrian enhancements, as well as improving air quality across the area.  Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT NZTA clears rural ring road in Palmerston North http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnzta-approves-rural-ring-road-in-palmerston-north-5790607 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnzta-approves-rural-ring-road-in-palmerston-north-5790607 The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has approved for the next phase of planning for two rural ring roads around Palmerston North. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT TransCore to install toll collection system on Dulles Toll Road in US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-to-install-toll-collection-system-on-dulles-toll-road-in-us-5790593 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-to-install-toll-collection-system-on-dulles-toll-road-in-us-5790593 US-based TransCore has been awarded a contract to design, build and maintain next-generation toll collection systems along the Dulles Toll Road in Virginia, US.  Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Baidu introduces new autonomous driving platform http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbaidu-introduces-new-autonomous-driving-platform-5790739 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbaidu-introduces-new-autonomous-driving-platform-5790739 Chinese-American web services firm Baidu has unveiled its new project called Apollo, which has been designed to enable its partners to develop their own autonomous driving systems for their vehicles.  Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT World Bank approves $60m to improve rural roads in Cambodia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-to-improve-education-and-rural-roads-in-cambodia-5788908 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-to-improve-education-and-rural-roads-in-cambodia-5788908 The World Bank has agreed to provide funding of $100m to Cambodia, with 60% to be spent on improving rural roads in order to resist harsh weather conditions, and the remaining 40% used for improving secondary schools.  Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT DPWH due to open Urdaneta Western bypass road in December http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdpwh-to-open-urdaneta-western-bypass-road-this-december-5788829 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdpwh-to-open-urdaneta-western-bypass-road-this-december-5788829 The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Philippines is planning to open the 7.2km Urdaneta Western Bypass Road to the public by the end of this year. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Skanska to build express lanes on I-15 freeway in California, US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-to-construct-express-lanes-on-i-15-freeway-in-california-us-5789482 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-to-construct-express-lanes-on-i-15-freeway-in-california-us-5789482 Skanska and joint venture partner Ames Construction have secured a $244m contract from Riverside County Transportation Commission to build express lanes on the I-15 freeway in California, US. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: TPC, Fluor, Reliance Infrastructure, LTA http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-tutor-perini-corporation-fluor-reliance-infrastructure-land-transport-authority-5786376 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-tutor-perini-corporation-fluor-reliance-infrastructure-land-transport-authority-5786376 US-based civil and building construction company Tutor Perini Corporation (TPC) has raised $500m through a private offering of senior notes due in 2025. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT