Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 Construction on Hamilton’s roundabout in New Zealand to start in September http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-on-hamiltons-roundabout-in-new-zealand-to-start-in-september-4658341 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-on-hamiltons-roundabout-in-new-zealand-to-start-in-september-4658341 The New Zealand (NZ) Transport Agency has announced that work on a $2.6m upgrade of Hamilton’s busiest roundabout will start next month. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Work to begin on major Cape York road upgrade in Queensland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswork-to-begin-on-major-cape-york-road-upgrade-in-queensland-4658178 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswork-to-begin-on-major-cape-york-road-upgrade-in-queensland-4658178 Construction is set to begin this week on a 29km section of the Peninsula Developmental Road north of Coen on Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Efficient Solutions for Traffic Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/efficient-solutions-traffic-systems/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/efficient-solutions-traffic-systems/ Modern traffic management on road, rail and sea routes is geared towards safety, efficiency and a good environmental balance. Rugged sensor solutions provide reliable control and monitoring systems for transportation applications. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:30:00 GMT TDC3-8 Traffic Counter http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/tdc3-8/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/tdc3-8/ The present report describes the final report of the 3rd party conducted, independent test of the overhead detector 'TDC3-8-F-B-45' by ADEC. The detector uses three distinct sensing technologies: Doppler radar, ultrasonic and passive infra-red. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:30:00 GMT New superhighway junction to protect cyclists in London http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-superhighway-junction-to-protect-cyclists-in-london-4657449 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-superhighway-junction-to-protect-cyclists-in-london-4657449 Transport for London (TfL) has introduced the UK’s first junction designed to protect cyclists from being hit by left-turning vehicles on London’s busiest main roads. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lancashire County in UK launches tender for Preston link roads http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslancashire-county-in-uk-launches-tender-for-preston-link-roads-4657175 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslancashire-county-in-uk-launches-tender-for-preston-link-roads-4657175 Lancashire County Council in the UK has launched the tender process seeking a contractor for the £110m road building project in Preston. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Australia's Watpac begins work on new bridge for Collie River near Burekup http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-watpac-begins-work-on-new-bridge-for-collie-river-near-burekup-4656275 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-watpac-begins-work-on-new-bridge-for-collie-river-near-burekup-4656275 Australia's Watpac Civil Mining has started construction of a new bridge over the Collie River near Burekup in Western Australia, as part of the A$16.54m ($11.8m) project. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Highways England begins resurfacing for Port of Liverpool route http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighways-england-begins-resurfacing-for-port-of-liverpool-route-4656004 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighways-england-begins-resurfacing-for-port-of-liverpool-route-4656004 Highways England in the UK has started work on a £1.7m project to resurface the main road to the Port of Liverpool. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT WestConnex Project, Sydney http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/westconnex-project-sydney/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/westconnex-project-sydney/ WestConnex is a 33km motorway that will connect western suburbs of Sydney with the airport and the Port Botany, which are two major international gateways of Australia. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nexus wins $1.14bn Queensland's Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnexus-wins-114bn-queenslands-toowoomba-second-range-crossing-project-4654788 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnexus-wins-114bn-queenslands-toowoomba-second-range-crossing-project-4654788 Australia's Queensland Government has awarded an A$1.6bn ($1.14bn) contract to a Nexus consortium to deliver the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT London named Europe’s most congested city http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslondon-named-europes-most-congested-city-4655197 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslondon-named-europes-most-congested-city-4655197 The UK city of London has been named the most congested city in Europe, with motorists wasting an average of 30h in traffic congestion last year. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT NorthConnex Motorway, Sydney http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/northconnex-motorway-sydney/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/northconnex-motorway-sydney/ Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Government, Transurban and M7 Westlink are constructing a 9km-long tolled motorway known as NorthConnex in Sydney, which has one of the world's biggest road networks. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:40:00 GMT Australia's Vassallo Constructions wins Bruce Highway roundabout contract http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-vassallo-constructions-wins-bruce-highway-roundabout-contract-4654004 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-vassallo-constructions-wins-bruce-highway-roundabout-contract-4654004 Australia's Vassallo Constructions has secured a contract for the construction of a new A$15m ($11m) dual-lane roundabout at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Hay Point Road in Queensland. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Iteris to provide road weather services for four US cities http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsiteris-to-provide-road-weather-services-for-four-us-cities-4654059 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsiteris-to-provide-road-weather-services-for-four-us-cities-4654059 US-based information solutions provider Iteris has entered into new service agreements with the cities of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Bloomington and Ramsey, Minnesota; and Omaha, Nebraska, to provide road weather services. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Buckingham Palace east-west cycle superhighway plan unveiled http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbuckingham-palace-east-west-cycle-superhighway-plan-unveiled-4652856 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbuckingham-palace-east-west-cycle-superhighway-plan-unveiled-4652856 The UK's Royal Parks, London mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London (TfL) have reached an agreement on the final section of East-West Cycle Superhighway, with a separate lane at Buckingham Palace. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Torrens Road to River Torrens Upgrade http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/torrens-road-to-river-torrens-upgrade/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/torrens-road-to-river-torrens-upgrade/ The Torrens Road to River Torrens (T2T) upgrade project involves the construction of a 3.7km-long road running north to south between Torrens Road and River Torrens, South Australia. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Australia’s Cut & Fill wins $22.8m Sand Road interchange project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-cut-fill-wins-228m-sand-road-interchange-project-4652914 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-cut-fill-wins-228m-sand-road-interchange-project-4652914 Australia-based Cut & Fill has secured a contract to work on the A$31.2m ($22.8m) interchange at the intersection of Sand Road and the Princes Freeway East at Longwarry. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cameras in Action http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/traffic_man/mg-squared-cameras-in-action/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/traffic_man/mg-squared-cameras-in-action/ MG² is a leading manufacturer in accessible surveillance hardware. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:38:00 GMT Investigation works for Scotland's A9 dualling programme to begin next week http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinvestigation-works-for-scotlands-a9-dualling-programme-to-begin-next-week-4651659 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinvestigation-works-for-scotlands-a9-dualling-programme-to-begin-next-week-4651659 Transport Scotland is set to begin critical ground investigation works as part of the £3bn A9 dualling programme from 24 August. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ringway Jacobs wins £140m highways maintenance contract in Bedfordshire, UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsringway-jacobs-wins-140m-highways-maintenance-contract-in-bedfordshire-uk-4651924 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsringway-jacobs-wins-140m-highways-maintenance-contract-in-bedfordshire-uk-4651924 Ringway Jacobs has secured a £140m highway maintenance contract from Central Bedfordshire Council in the UK. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT