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 Plans for new interchange for Calder Highway in Australia unveiled http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsplans-for-new-interchange-for-calder-highway-in-australia-unveiled-4348025 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsplans-for-new-interchange-for-calder-highway-in-australia-unveiled-4348025 The Australian Government has unveiled the designs of a new interchange that is to be built between the Calder and Calder Alternate highways. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT CH2M Hill Halcrow secures road maintenance contract in Qatar http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsch2m-hill-halcrow-secures-road-maintenance-contract-in-qatar-4347859 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsch2m-hill-halcrow-secures-road-maintenance-contract-in-qatar-4347859 Qatar's public works authority Ashghal has awarded a consultancy services contract to CH2M Hill Halcrow to manage its road operation and maintenance works. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Westcotec-Vehicle Activated Signs and Interactive Road Signs http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/westcotec/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/westcotec/ Westcotec in Norfolk, England, designs, manufactures and supplies a comprehensive and complete range of vehicle-activated road signs and interactive signs to meet the need for any traffic control system requirement. These include speed limit signs, s… Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Canada’s Saskatchewan government shortlists three teams for Regina bypass project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanadas-saskatchewan-government-shortlists-three-teams-for-regina-bypass-project-4346461 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanadas-saskatchewan-government-shortlists-three-teams-for-regina-bypass-project-4346461 The government of Saskatchewan, Canada, has shortlisted three contractors to build the Regina bypass project, which is expected to cost approximately $1.2bn. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Auckland Transport secures design funding to construct roads for South Eastern Busway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsauckland-transport-secures-design-funding-to-construct-roads-for-south-eastern-busway-4346275 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsauckland-transport-secures-design-funding-to-construct-roads-for-south-eastern-busway-4346275 Auckland Transport has received design funding from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to construct road projects for the South Eastern Busway from Panmure Station to Pakuranga section of the Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI)… Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT BITRE reports decrease in Australian road fatality rate http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbitre-reports-decrease-in-australian-road-fatality-rate-4346263 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbitre-reports-decrease-in-australian-road-fatality-rate-4346263 New statistics from Australia's Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) have reported that the country's road fatality rate has dropped below five deaths for every 100,000 people. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Louis Berger to manage construction of highway segment in Cameroon http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslouis-berger-to-manage-construction-of-highway-segment-in-cameroon-4344264 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslouis-berger-to-manage-construction-of-highway-segment-in-cameroon-4344264 US-based engineering services firm Louis Berger has signed a five-year contract to manage the construction of the first segment of the Yaoundé-Douala highway in Cameroon. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ashghal to start Phase IV of C-Ring Road Project in Qatar http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsashghal-to-start-phase-iv-of-c-ring-road-project-in-qatar-4343711 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsashghal-to-start-phase-iv-of-c-ring-road-project-in-qatar-4343711 Qatar public works authority Ashghal is set to start work on Phase IV of its C-Ring Road Project on 15 August. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Jacobs secures A9 dualling contract from Scottish Government http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-secures-a9-dualling-contract-from-scottish-government-4344104 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-secures-a9-dualling-contract-from-scottish-government-4344104 Engineering services firm Jacobs has secured a multi-million pound contract from the Scottish Government for the A9 dualling programme. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Daracon Contractors to upgrade Old Wallgrove Road in Western Sydney http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdaracon-contractors-to-upgrade-old-wallgrove-road-in-western-sydney-4342553 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdaracon-contractors-to-upgrade-old-wallgrove-road-in-western-sydney-4342553 Australia-based Daracon Contractors has won a contract to upgrade Old Wallgrove Road in Western Sydney, Australia. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tanzania to invest $16.8m in ring road construction in Dar es Salaam http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstanzania-to-invest-168m-in-ring-road-construction-in-dar-es-salaam-4342816 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstanzania-to-invest-168m-in-ring-road-construction-in-dar-es-salaam-4342816 The Tanzanian Government will invest a total of $16.8m in the construction of a 79.9km-long ring road in Dar es Salaam. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Canadian state to upgrade highways throughout northern Ontario http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanadian-state-to-upgrade-highways-throughout-northern-ontario-4341210 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscanadian-state-to-upgrade-highways-throughout-northern-ontario-4341210 The state government of Ontario in Canada is continuing to expand and upgrade highways throughout northern Ontario, making travel safer and more efficient for residents and creating more than 5,000 jobs a year. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Victoria needs $4.6bn to tackle road transport issues, says RACV report http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-needs-46bn-to-tackle-road-transport-issues-says-racv-report-4341634 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-needs-46bn-to-tackle-road-transport-issues-says-racv-report-4341634 A new report from Australian transport advocate RACV has called for a $4.6bn investment to fix critical road-related problems in Victoria over the next decade. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Amey JV to manage and maintain highways in Texas http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsamey-jv-to-manage-and-maintain-highways-in-texas-4339609 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsamey-jv-to-manage-and-maintain-highways-in-texas-4339609 A joint venture between Amey and Webber has won an £11m ($19m) contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the US to manage and maintain the major interstate highways in and around Dallas, Texas. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty secures A63 Castle Street Hull road upgrade work http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-secures-a63-castle-street-hull-road-upgrade-work-4339900 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-secures-a63-castle-street-hull-road-upgrade-work-4339900 Road designing company Balfour Beatty has received a £75m contract from the UK's Highways Agency under the A63 Castle Street Hull Improvement Scheme to improve road access to the Port of Hull. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT AGD Systems' Responsible Business Practices Win International Recognition http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/agd/pressagd-business-practices-win-international-recognition.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/agd/pressagd-business-practices-win-international-recognition.html AGD Systems, the leading provider of intelligent radar detection systems for the traffic management industry, has won a prestigious award for its first-class environmental and socially responsible business practices. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:54:00 GMT Hill International to manage construction of Oman’s Bidbid Sur Road http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshill-international-to-manage-construction-of-omans-bidbid-sur-road-4338456 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshill-international-to-manage-construction-of-omans-bidbid-sur-road-4338456 US-based construction consulting firm Hill International has received a contract from Oman's Ministry of Transportation and Communications to provide project management services for the construction of Sections 1 and 2 of the Bidbid Sur Road. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT FRSC and Rwanda consider partnership on road safety management http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfrsc-rwanda-consider-partnership-on-road-safety-management-4338604 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfrsc-rwanda-consider-partnership-on-road-safety-management-4338604 Nigeria's Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is considering a partnership with the Rwandan Government to further entrench safer road use within the region. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT July’s top stories: US approves $11bn road project, driverless cars 'a safety risk' http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-us-approves-11bn-road-project-plan-driverless-cars-risks-road-safety-4335988/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-us-approves-11bn-road-project-plan-driverless-cars-risks-road-safety-4335988/ The US House of Representatives voted for an $11bn plan to pay the federal government's share of road and bridge repair projects through May 2015, while the FBI claimed that driverless cars pose a threat to road safety. Road Traffic Technology.com wr… Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:25:00 GMT Brisa installs Panasonic video wall to make motorways safer http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbrisa-installs-panasonic-video-wall-to-make-motorways-safer-4336987 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbrisa-installs-panasonic-video-wall-to-make-motorways-safer-4336987 Portugal-based motorway management company Brisa has installed a 40m² Panasonic video wall into its operational control centre to make motorways safer. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:50:00 GMT