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 New Champ Clark Bridge, Missouri http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/new-champ-clark-bridge-missouri/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/new-champ-clark-bridge-missouri/ Construction on the new Champ Clark bridge over Mississippi River linking Illinois and Missouri, US, on the US Route 54 was officially initiated in September 2017. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Virtual Weigh Station Data Reporting http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/tolling/virtual-weigh-station-data-reporting/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/tolling/virtual-weigh-station-data-reporting/ Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD), the agency responsible for weight and safety enforcement in Georgia, contacted IRD in advance of Hurricane Irma's landfall in order to see what features they could use to monitor the traffic at their … Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: CSCE, US Lumber Group http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-china-state-construction-engineering-corporation-csce-us-lumber-group-5932212 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-china-state-construction-engineering-corporation-csce-us-lumber-group-5932212 China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCE) is set to purchase a stake in Obrascon Huarte Lain, with a formal agreement for the same deal having been signed between the two companies. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: HERE Technologies, DPWH http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-the-free-and-hanseatic-city-of-hamburg-the-philippines-department-of-public-works-and-highways-dpwh-5932199 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-the-free-and-hanseatic-city-of-hamburg-the-philippines-department-of-public-works-and-highways-dpwh-5932199 The city of Hamburg in Germany and HERE Technologies have entered a memorandum of agreement (MoU) to share data for enabling safe, fluid and emission-reduced traffic flow. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT ChipFill® Thermoplast for Road Repairs http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/geveko/presschipfill-thermoplast-for-road-repairs.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/geveko/presschipfill-thermoplast-for-road-repairs.html Holes and cracks in the street become larger in winter due to rain and cold weather. Therefore it is best to repair the holes already before winter, all you need is a burner, a broom and ChipFill® thermoplast. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ontario to implement strict laws for distracted drivers http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-introduce-tough-laws-for-careless-and-distracted-driving-5932038 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-introduce-tough-laws-for-careless-and-distracted-driving-5932038 Canadian province Ontario is set to introduce tough new laws and penalties to punish distracted drivers to help improve the safety of pedestrians and cyclists.  Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK calls for review into cycling safety http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-launches-review-into-cycle-safety-5932034 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-launches-review-into-cycle-safety-5932034 The UK Government has called for a nationwide review into cycling safety laws following a series of serious collisions. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT ABB to boost vehicle charging network on German motorways http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-expand-charging-column-network-on-german-motorways-5931159 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-expand-charging-column-network-on-german-motorways-5931159 ABB has secured a contract from electricity supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways for electric and hybrid vehicles. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland opens Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-opens-beaudesert-town-centre-bypass-5931480 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-opens-beaudesert-town-centre-bypass-5931480 The Government of Queensland in Australia has officially opened the 1.5km, two-lane Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass to traffic. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Upgrade work to begin on Picton Road intersection in NSW http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsupgrade-work-set-to-begin-on-picton-road-intersection-in-nsw-5931166 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsupgrade-work-set-to-begin-on-picton-road-intersection-in-nsw-5931166 Roads and Maritime Services in Australia is set to start upgrade works on Picton Road at the Menangle Road intersection in New South Wales (NSW).  Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT California passes clean air bills to reduce emission levels http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscalifornia-legislatures-clean-air-initiative-to-reduce-emissions-levels-5929956 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscalifornia-legislatures-clean-air-initiative-to-reduce-emissions-levels-5929956 California has passed a number of bills totalling $895m in funding to tackle air pollution in the US state, with $180m allocated towards the Clean Bus and Truck programme that encourages low-NOx natural gas engines. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland to invest in Centenary Highway upgrade http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-to-invest-in-centenary-highway-upgrade-5929891 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-to-invest-in-centenary-highway-upgrade-5929891 Queensland Government in Australia is planning to upgrade the Sumners Road Interchange on Centenary Highway with an investment of A$65m ($52.1m). Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inrix joins World Economic Forum to support autonomous vehicle deployment http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinrix-joins-world-economic-forum-to-support-autonomous-vehicle-deployment-5930219 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinrix-joins-world-economic-forum-to-support-autonomous-vehicle-deployment-5930219 Connected car services provider Inrix has joined the World Economic Forum to help support planning and deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs) worldwide. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT City of Chula Vista to use Trafficware’s SynchroGreen adaptive signal technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscity-of-chula-vista-to-use-trafficwares-synchrogreen-adaptive-signal-technology-5929030 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscity-of-chula-vista-to-use-trafficwares-synchrogreen-adaptive-signal-technology-5929030 The City of Chula Vista in Southern California, US, has selected Trafficware’s SynchroGreen adaptive signal technology in order to provide smart signalling systems at intersections across the region. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hamburg partners with HERE to share data for improved traffic flow http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshamburg-partners-with-here-to-share-data-for-improved-traffic-flow-5929011 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshamburg-partners-with-here-to-share-data-for-improved-traffic-flow-5929011 The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with global mapping and location services provider HERE Technologies to share data for enabling safe, fluid and emission-reduced traffic flow. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Procon Electronics-Inductive Loop Detectors and Barrier Controllers for Traffic and Parking Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/procon-electronics-rtt/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/procon-electronics-rtt/ Procon Electronics is a recognised provider of loop detectors and automated solutions for road traffic systems and car park facilities operated by a diverse range of operators worldwide.With a portfo... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK to open first phase of A1 improvement scheme http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-open-first-phase-of-a1-improvement-scheme-5928991 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-open-first-phase-of-a1-improvement-scheme-5928991 The UK Government will open the first phase of the North East's A1 improvement scheme to traffic on 22 September. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland completes first major structure on Gateway Upgrade North project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-completes-first-major-structure-on-gateway-upgrade-north-project-5927373 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-completes-first-major-structure-on-gateway-upgrade-north-project-5927373 Australia's Queensland Government has opened Nudgee Road Bridge, the first structure completed on the A$1.142bn ($913m) Gateway Upgrade North project. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT IRD Responds to Hurricane Irma http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/tolling/ird/presshurricane-irma-rtt.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/tolling/ird/presshurricane-irma-rtt.html Monitoring the effect of a massive evacuation. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT DPWH and JICA to develop new plan for road network in Philippines http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdpwh-and-jica-to-develop-second-phase-of-hsh-network-development-master-plan-5927381 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdpwh-and-jica-to-develop-second-phase-of-hsh-network-development-master-plan-5927381 The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have agreed to develop a master plan for construction of a new road network throughout the Philippines.  Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT