Tuesday , 11 December 2018

Tag Archives: Highways

The Technologies that operate highways – and the leaders that run the businesses

One would have seen various initiatives across multiple sectors where associations are formed with the intent of contributing to the industry as a whole. Somehow due to the nature of roads and highways – this has not been successful so far. As a result – there is widespread belief that something must be done so that leadership of service and ...

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Offering advanced solutions for Traffic Monitoring

As the Highways continue to develop, the scale of traffic monitoring operations has also grown. The data collected through monitoring equipment needs reliable system backbone With the development of new technologies like Hybrid ETC (Fast Tag), MSWIM, Video Incident Detection, ANPR, etc and deployment of these in toll plazas have brought in better reliability in toll management system. Induction of ...

Improving India’s Travel Infrastructure

In 2016, India stood in the 35th position from a list of 160 countries in the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). In 2016-17, 6,604km of national highways were constructed against a target of 15,000km. The Ministry for Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has, so far, invested over Rs 3 trillion and it is reported that the Ministry for Shipping ...

Access-controlled highways

A plan is under way to make a stretch of about 20,000km of major national highways, access-controlled. This will mean frequent cuts on the medians will be stopped and barricaded to avoid the animals’ entry on to the main highways. To ensure seamless and speedy movement of fast moving and heavy vehicles, the main carriageways will be specially designated for ...

‘We will use technology for the maintenance of highways’

What role are technologies going to play in the maintenance of roads and highways constructed by the NHAI? I get mails and complaints from people regarding the poor operations and maintenance of certain stretches of highways which we have constructed. As long as we go with the traditional system of O & M, the Project Development Officer has to visit ...

Micro-surfacing for Highways

The Ministry has urged engineers and implementing agencies of national highways to adopt micro-surfacing for repairs and maintenance to improve skid resistance, surface durability, seal fine and medium cracks. It is applied when structurally sound pavement surface shows signs of premature ageing, aggregate loss, cracking, and high degree of polishing among others. The ministry has decided that microsurfacing may be ...

Need for technologies that work

TrafficInfraTech/Parking InfraTech Expo 2016 saw an impressive number of senior officials from the Center and State governments. Vipul Mitra, Principal Secretary, Government of Gujarat spoke to TrafficInfraTech What is your impression about the latest technology displayed at the Expo?  It was a good learning experience. Traffic management technology is more important than manpower because you cannot deploy manpower in every ...

“Products and technologies showcased can help enforcement substantially”

Sanjay Mitra, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) mesmerized the delegates with his Chief Guest’s address on the inaugural day at the seminar that discussed Smart Roads and Highways. Reason? He spoke straight from heart. He made many announcements too. Read on. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) is going to throw up many business opportunities. ...

“A bulk of the 38 toll plazas have been connected for ETC lanes”

Leena Nandan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, assures that most of the toll plazas on the National Highways have been connected in the last one year and that the payment solutions, including payment though mobile, are being given the final touch. The roll-out, she promises, can happen in the next six months. How effective ...

Planning Smarter Cities through Accurate Data

India is  on the fast track . Metros, expressways, highways… But many a time, stations have been opened without feeder services, parking lots or  security services.  If proper traffic volume estimation is not done, it can lead to insufficient booths at toll plazas. Again traffic volume estimation is necessary for deciding the number of lanes- four or six –in highways. ...

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