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 OPIC ventures into new road project in Nigeria http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsopic-ventures-into-new-road-project-in-nigeria-4329075 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsopic-ventures-into-new-road-project-in-nigeria-4329075 The Ogun State Property and Investment (OPIC) has ventured into a massive road project at the Agbara estate in Nigeria. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Smart Traffic Sensors Help Alleviate City Congestion in Moscow, Russia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/traficon/presssmart-traffic-sensors-moscow.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/traficon/presssmart-traffic-sensors-moscow.html Traffic jam statistics for Moscow, Russia, are not very encouraging, to say the least. In order to tackle its heavy traffic congestion problem, the city of Moscow recently started with the development of an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:18:00 GMT Shikun & Binui-Grodco wins road construction bid in Colombia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsshikun-binui-grodco-wins-road-construction-bid-in-colombia-4328068 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsshikun-binui-grodco-wins-road-construction-bid-in-colombia-4328068 Colombian-Israeli consortium Shikun & Binui-Grodco has won a build-operate-transfer road construction bid in Colombia. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT IXAS Zuid-Oost chosen as preferred bidder to rebuild A9 motorway in Netherlands http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsixas-zuid-oost-chosen-as-preferred-bidder-to-rebuild-a9-motorway-in-netherlands-4328188 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsixas-zuid-oost-chosen-as-preferred-bidder-to-rebuild-a9-motorway-in-netherlands-4328188 The IXAS Zuid-Oost consortium has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the public-private partnership project to rebuild the A9 motorway in the Netherlands. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT IBM launches new road safety application http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsibm-launches-new-road-safety-application-4327023 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsibm-launches-new-road-safety-application-4327023 American multinational technology and consulting company IBM has launched a new road safety application for mobile devices. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Strabag consortium wins €130m expressway contract in Poland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsstrabag-consortium-wins-130m-expressway-contract-in-poland-4326929 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsstrabag-consortium-wins-130m-expressway-contract-in-poland-4326929 A consortium of two Strabag subsidiaries has secured a contract worth about €130m for the construction of the S7 expressway in the east of Kraków, Poland. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT TfL to modernise A406 Southend Road in London http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfl-to-modernise-a406-southend-road-in-london-4325818 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfl-to-modernise-a406-southend-road-in-london-4325818 Transport for London (TfL) is to perform essential work on the A406 Southend Road in north-east London, UK, in order to maintain and modernise the major roads. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty wins £129m M3 smart motorway contract in UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-wins-129m-m3-smart-motorway-contract-in-uk-4325520 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-wins-129m-m3-smart-motorway-contract-in-uk-4325520 Balfour Beatty has secured a £129m contract to upgrade a 13.4-mile stretch of the M3 through Hampshire and Surrey, UK, to a ‘smart motorway’. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Illinois Governor signs $1bn plan for road improvement projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsillinois-state-governor-signs-1bn-plan-for-road-improvement-projects-4324250 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsillinois-state-governor-signs-1bn-plan-for-road-improvement-projects-4324250 Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed a $1.1bn new state capital construction bill in a move to upgrade the state's infrastructure. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Welsh Government seeks contractor to build new motorway in Newport http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswelsh-government-seeks-contractor-to-build-new-motorway-in-newport-4324228 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswelsh-government-seeks-contractor-to-build-new-motorway-in-newport-4324228 The Welsh Government has started searching for a contractor to design and build a new 23km motorway in South Wales. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Abu Dhabi Police and VITRONIC to Build Automated Enforcement Management System http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressabu-dhabi-police-vitronic-automated-enforcement-management-system.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressabu-dhabi-police-vitronic-automated-enforcement-management-system.html An 'advanced and comprehensive' project comprises 500 PoliScanspeed spot enforcement systems, 120 PoliScanseco point-to-point enforcement systems, case processing software and asset management. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:35:00 GMT Ashghal begins work on Al Rayyan expressway project in Qatar http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsashghal-begins-work-on-al-rayyan-expressway-project-in-qatar-4323182 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsashghal-begins-work-on-al-rayyan-expressway-project-in-qatar-4323182 Qatar public works authority Ashghal has started work on the first two phases of the QAR4.5bn ($1.23bn) Al Rayyan expressway project. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:15:00 GMT Sharjah RTA approves road development work http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssharjah-rta-approves-road-development-work-4323395 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssharjah-rta-approves-road-development-work-4323395 The Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in the UAE has approved a contract to develop the emirate's infrastructure and control traffic flow. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Spanish researchers develop low-cost traffic monitoring software http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsspanish-researchers-develop-low-cost-traffic-monitoring-software-4322715 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsspanish-researchers-develop-low-cost-traffic-monitoring-software-4322715 Researchers at the University of Granada in Spain have developed software that provides real-time traffic data on mobile and web-based devices. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:29:00 GMT BARTCO Exhibits at QME2014 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic-signal/bartco/pressbartco-qme2014.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic-signal/bartco/pressbartco-qme2014.html BARTCO manufactures and supplies the market with innovative equipment solutions in road traffic management and visual message signs for industries ranging from hire, construction and retail. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:00:00 GMT Silver Line Gateway Project, Massachusetts http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/silver-line-gateway-project-massachusetts/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/silver-line-gateway-project-massachusetts/ Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will undertake the Silver Line Gateway project, which will extend the Silver Line bus rapid transit to Chelsea via East Boston in Massachusetts, USA. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Dubai’s RTA begins Sheikh Zayed road diversion works http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdubais-rta-begins-sheikh-zayed-road-diversion-works-4322036 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdubais-rta-begins-sheikh-zayed-road-diversion-works-4322036 Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started works on Sheikh Zayed Road, in a move to divert traffic as a part of the water canal project. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT SES America-Innovative Solutions for Dynamic Message Signs http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/ SES America, a leader in the ITS industry since 1986, is recognized as a pioneer for its design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of dynamic message signs (DMSs), lane control signs, blank-out signs and DMS retrofit kits. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Oman floats tender for $2.6bn Al Batinah Expressway project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsoman-floats-tender-for-26bn-al-batinah-expressway-project-4321351 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsoman-floats-tender-for-26bn-al-batinah-expressway-project-4321351 The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Oman has floated a tender for Package 7 of the $2.6bn Al Batinah Expressway project. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Waterblasting Technologies-Non-Destructive Road Marking Removal Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/waterblasting/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/waterblasting/ The award-winning, Stripe Hog® is the most advanced road marking removal system in the industry today. No other system offers the outstanding combination of speed, cleanliness, safety, and cost efficiency, all on a single truck chassis. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT