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 India lays foundation on $537m highway project in Punjab http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindia-lays-foundation-on-537m-highway-project-in-punjab-4495946 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindia-lays-foundation-on-537m-highway-project-in-punjab-4495946 India has laid foundation on new highway projects worth more than INR33bn ($537m) in the state of Punjab. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Australia breaks ground on road upgrade for Western Sydney airport http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-breaks-ground-on-road-upgrade-for-western-sydney-airport-4495987 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-breaks-ground-on-road-upgrade-for-western-sydney-airport-4495987 The Australian Government has broken ground on the first major road upgrade for the new Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Jaguar Land Rover to develop new technology to alert drivers on potential road hazards http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjaguar-land-rover-to-develop-new-technology-to-alert-drivers-on-potential-road-hazards-4494889 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjaguar-land-rover-to-develop-new-technology-to-alert-drivers-on-potential-road-hazards-4494889 Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies to alert drivers to potential hazards and prevent accidents that involve bicycles and motorbikes. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Victoria Government calls for expressions of interest for $500m West Gate Distributor project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-government-calls-for-expressions-of-interest-for-500m-west-gate-distributor-project-4494951 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-government-calls-for-expressions-of-interest-for-500m-west-gate-distributor-project-4494951 Australia's Victorian Government has called for expressions of interest to build the initial stage of the new $500m West Gate Distributor. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK's Highways Agency unveils Dartford Crossing safety system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-highways-agency-unveils-dartford-crossing-safety-system-4493798 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-highways-agency-unveils-dartford-crossing-safety-system-4493798 The UK's Highways Agency (HA) has revealed details of Dart Change, a new safety system that will help to maintain safe operations at the Dartford Crossing. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand to roll out new road safety initiative in Bay of Plenty http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-roll-out-new-road-safety-initiative-in-bay-of-plenty-4493784 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-roll-out-new-road-safety-initiative-in-bay-of-plenty-4493784 New Zealand Transport Agency is set to roll out a new safety initiative, which is aimed at reducing the crash rate on a stretch of State Highway 30 (SH30) between Rotorua and Whakatane in Bay of Plenty. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Port of Miami Tunnel, Florida http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/port-of-miami-tunnel-florida/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/port-of-miami-tunnel-florida/ The Port of Miami Tunnel (POMT) was built to ease traffic congestion to and from the Port of Miami (POM), US. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:00:00 GMT Southern Expressway Duplication Project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/southern-expressway-duplication-project/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/southern-expressway-duplication-project/ Southern Expressway Duplication Project, undertaken by the South Australia's Department of Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI), involved duplication of the existing Southern Expressway in Adelaide into a two-way expressway. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:00:00 GMT SES America Expansion Triples Manufacturing Facility Size http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/pressses-america-expansion.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/pressses-america-expansion.html On 9 January 2015, SES America celebrated with regional dignitaries and executives, SESA's newly acquired manufacturing facility with an official opening ceremony in Warwick, Rhode Island, US. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:31:00 GMT Abu Dhabi road building contract worth $545m awarded to Al Jaber Transport http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabu-dhabi-road-building-contract-worth-545m-awarded-to-al-jaber-transport-4492046 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabu-dhabi-road-building-contract-worth-545m-awarded-to-al-jaber-transport-4492046 Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting has won two road-building contracts from Abu Dhabi General Services Company PJSC - MUSANADA for the improvement of two Mafraq to Al Ghwaifat border post highway sections. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:13:00 GMT Freetech completes Sandu Road maintenance project in China http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfreetech-completes-sandu-road-maintenance-project-in-china-4492375 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfreetech-completes-sandu-road-maintenance-project-in-china-4492375 Freetech Road Recycling Technology has completed the road network of the Sandu Road maintenance project of Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT FDOT enters into an automated vehicle support contract with HNTB http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfdot-enters-into-an-automated-vehicle-support-contract-with-hntb-190115-4491129 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfdot-enters-into-an-automated-vehicle-support-contract-with-hntb-190115-4491129 The Central Office of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in the US is planning to enter into a three-year automated vehicle support contract with construction management firm HNTB Corporation. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Skanska sells stake in Chilean toll road for $49.3m http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-sells-stake-in-chilean-toll-road-for-493m-4491273 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-sells-stake-in-chilean-toll-road-for-493m-4491273 Sweden-based Skanska has divested its interest in Chile's Autopistas de Antofagasta private-public partnership (PPP) highway for approximately SKr400m ($49.3m). Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Solar Road Studs New Feature: Sleep Mode http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sernis/presssleep-mode.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sernis/presssleep-mode.html SERNIS solar road studs have a new feature: after 24 hour without being activated, it goes into SLEEP MODE. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:11:00 GMT Google holds talks with automakers to launch self-driving cars on roads by 2020 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoogle-holds-talks-with-automakers-to-launch-self-driving-cars-on-roads-by-2020-4490324 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoogle-holds-talks-with-automakers-to-launch-self-driving-cars-on-roads-by-2020-4490324 Google is holding talks with various automakers in a bid to speed up its plans to bring self-driving cars to market by 2020. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT MoDOT submits plans for roads and bridges maintenance http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmodot-submits-plans-for-roads-and-bridges-maintenance-4490344 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmodot-submits-plans-for-roads-and-bridges-maintenance-4490344 The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) in the US has submitted its 'Tough Choices Ahead' plan to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission to renovate roads and bridges with a reduced construction budget. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Potters Industries-Ultra Guard Roadway Delineation System for Guard Rails and Barrier Walls http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/safety/potters-industries/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/safety/potters-industries/ Potters Industries has developed the ULTRA Guard Safety System to improve the visibility of highway hazards by providing a continuous retro-reflective guide through danger zones on and along the roadway. This unique, affordable, roadway delineation s… Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Visit DELTA at ATSSA Traffic Expo in Tampa, Florida http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/deltaol/pressatssa-traffic-expo.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/deltaol/pressatssa-traffic-expo.html DELTA is the leading supplier of instruments for measuring retroreflection of pavement markings and traffic signs for roads and airfields. DELTA's handheld devices, RetroSign GR3, LTL-X and LTL-XL, are known worldwide for high reliability besides bei… Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:34:00 GMT ADOT introduces new programme allowing drivers to avoid taking road tests http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsadot-introduces-new-programme-allowing-drivers-to-avoid-taking-road-tests-4489078 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsadot-introduces-new-programme-allowing-drivers-to-avoid-taking-road-tests-4489078 New driving students who undergo training at state-approved driving schools can avoid taking their written and road tests in Arizona, US, at motor vehicle division (MVD) offices when applying for their licences. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Michigan signs new legislation for road funding http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmichigan-signs-new-legislation-for-road-funding-4488976 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmichigan-signs-new-legislation-for-road-funding-4488976 Michigan governor Rick Snyder has signed a new road funding legislation that will restore deteriorating roads and bridges in the US state. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT