Spanish technology company, Indra System S.A. has got three toll technology contracts from Indian infrastructure major GMR. The ?8.6million contract is for implementing toll technology on roads in four states: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Gujarat. In all, the contract will see Indra implementing electronic, manual and mixed toll collection and weigh-in motion systems in 46 lanes in the four states.
In Andhra Pradesh, the company will supply and install a toll system for the 181km-long stretch of National Highway 9 (NH-9) which connects Hyderabad and Vijayawada. In Rajasthan and Gujarat, a temporary toll system will be installed on the Kishangarh-Udaipur-Ahmedabad (KUA) road, on NH79, NH8 followed by a permanent one.
The company has also got a ?1.6million contract from Soma-Isolux Kishangarh-Beawar Tollway to develop, install and maintain the toll management systems for NH-8 that link the cities of Kishangarh and Beawar in Rajasthan. Indra will also install a control centre on NH8 which will manage traffic and integrate the various systems including traffic counters, variable message panels, SOS posts, a weather station and closed circuit television (CCTV).