Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the roadtraffic-technology.com web site http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ en-us http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ Road Traffic Technology-Updates http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif ADEC Technologies Next-Generation TDC3-8 Traffic Detectors to be Used in IGL Installations throughout Austria http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/adec-technologies/pressadec-igl.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/adec-technologies/pressadec-igl.html ADEC Technologies delivers 60 of its top-of-the-line TDC3-8 vehicle-classification detectors to ASFiNAG for installation at IGL sites. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:10:00 GMT MoU signed to build Lucknow-Agra Expressway in India http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmou-signed-to-build-lucknow-agra-expressway-in-india-311014-4424445 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmou-signed-to-build-lucknow-agra-expressway-in-india-311014-4424445 The Uttar Pradesh (UP) state in India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with five private companies for the construction of Lucknow-Agra Expressway. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Abertis reduces investment in French motorway project to €580m http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabertis-reduces-investment-in-french-motorway-project-to-580m-4423725 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabertis-reduces-investment-in-french-motorway-project-to-580m-4423725 Spanish construction firm Abertis Infraestructuras (ABE) is to spend €580m ($730m) to upgrade the French motorway network, reducing the original investment of €700m. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT AkzoNobel develops additive to protect roads from frost damage during winter http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-develops-additive-to-protect-roads-from-frost-damage-during-winter-301014-4422152 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-develops-additive-to-protect-roads-from-frost-damage-during-winter-301014-4422152 Dutch paint manufacturer AkzoNobel has introduced Ecosel Asphalt Protection, a biodegradable additive for de-icing brine that claims to help prevent roads from frost damage. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:00 GMT Tagmaster Catalogue: Long-Range Identification Solutions for Access Applications Using RFID http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/tagmaster-product-catalogue/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/tagmaster-product-catalogue/ TagMaster develops and manufactures leading edge products for advanced long-range radio frequency identification (RFID) systems and information services associated with rail bound transportation, automatic vehicle identification, object identificatio… Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge Project, St Louis and Illinois http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/new-mississippi/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/new-mississippi/ The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is the first bridge to be built in the past 40 years over the Mississippi River connecting St Louis and Illinois. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT BMD Construction bags Buangor Bypass construction project in Australia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbmd-construction-bags-buangor-bypass-construction-project-in-australia-4422285 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbmd-construction-bags-buangor-bypass-construction-project-in-australia-4422285 BMD Constructions has been awarded the contract for constructing the Buangor Bypass, which is a part of the Western Highway duplication project in Australia. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Trinity Industries guardrail products banned by Arizona department of transportation http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstrinity-industries-guardrail-products-banned-by-arizona-department-of-transportation-291014-4421142 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstrinity-industries-guardrail-products-banned-by-arizona-department-of-transportation-291014-4421142 Arizona department of transportation (ADOT) in the US has removed the products from Texas-based guardrail manufacturer Trinity Industries from its approved list for highway construction and maintenance. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:19:00 GMT Geveko Road Markings at Transpo Quip http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/geveko/pressgeveko-road-markings-at-transpo-quip.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/geveko/pressgeveko-road-markings-at-transpo-quip.html Together with our Brazilian partner Super Road, Geveko will be exhibiting at the Transpo Quip from 28-30 October in São Paulo, Brazil. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:17:00 GMT ADB to provide Cambodia $66m grant for rural road development project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsadb-to-provide-cambodia-66m-grant-for-rural-road-development-project-4420521 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsadb-to-provide-cambodia-66m-grant-for-rural-road-development-project-4420521 Cambodia is to receive $99m in grant funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for three development projects, out of which approximately $66m will be spent on a rural road development project. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Plenary Walsh Keystone Partnership wins Pennsylvania bridge replacement project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsplenary-walsh-keystone-partnership-wins-pennsylvania-bridge-replacement-project-271014-4419136 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsplenary-walsh-keystone-partnership-wins-pennsylvania-bridge-replacement-project-271014-4419136 The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) in the US has selected Plenary Walsh Keystone Partnership to replace 558 bridges across the state. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:40:00 GMT Highway 101 improvement project in US completed http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighway-101-improvement-project-in-us-completed-4418822 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighway-101-improvement-project-in-us-completed-4418822 Caltrans and the Monterey County Transportation Agency in the US have completed the construction of Highway 101, making road travel safer for residents in the central coast. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Glow-in-the-dark highway opens in Netherlands http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsglow-in-the-dark-highway-opens-in-netherlands-4417434 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsglow-in-the-dark-highway-opens-in-netherlands-4417434 The Netherlands has started operations of the world's first glow-in-the-dark motorway on the N329 route in the city of Oss. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ford unveils new driver-assistance technology to prevent collisions http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsford-unveils-new-driver-assistance-technology-to-prevent-collision-4417189 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsford-unveils-new-driver-assistance-technology-to-prevent-collision-4417189 Ford Motor has introduced a new driver-assistance system Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, which the company claims prevents frontal collisions with pedestrians. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Kuwait enters $584m deal for Doha causeway link http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newskuwait-enters-584m-deal-for-doha-causeway-link-4416056 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newskuwait-enters-584m-deal-for-doha-causeway-link-4416056 Kuwait has signed a KD169m ($584m) contract to design, build and maintain the Doha link of Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:39:00 GMT Scotland sees 10% reduction in road casualties http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsscotland-sees-10-reduction-in-road-casualties-4415781 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsscotland-sees-10-reduction-in-road-casualties-4415781 Statisticians from Transport Scotland have released data that reveals a 10% decrease in the number of people killed and injured on the country's roads in 2013. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT NSW government releases environmental impact statement for WestConnex project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnsw-government-releases-environmental-impact-statement-for-westconnex-project-4414292 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnsw-government-releases-environmental-impact-statement-for-westconnex-project-4414292 Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has released the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the WestConnex project, which would be built on the M5 East Corridor. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Indian Government to roll out electronic toll collection system across national highways http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindian-government-to-roll-out-electronic-toll-collection-system-across-national-highways-4414460 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindian-government-to-roll-out-electronic-toll-collection-system-across-national-highways-4414460 The Indian Government will launch an electronic toll collection (ETC) programme across the country's national highways on 27 October. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT EIB funds road project in Zwettl, Austria http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newseib-funds-road-project-in-zwettl-austria-4413901 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newseib-funds-road-project-in-zwettl-austria-4413901 European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide a €29m loan for the construction of a 10.6km bypass road in Zwettl, Austria. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wyoming DoT uses LED lighting on state roadways to reduce energy cost http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswyoming-dot-uses-led-lighting-on-state-roadways-to-reduce-energy-cost-4413883 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswyoming-dot-uses-led-lighting-on-state-roadways-to-reduce-energy-cost-4413883 Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) in the US is upgrading the lighting on state roadways to LED, which is expected to help save $690,000 a year in energy costs. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT