Tuesday , 7 April 2020

Tag Archives: NHAI

NHAI extends deadlines for Project bids

In the wake of Covid-19, India’s National Highways Authority of India has revised the project awarding target from 4,500-km to 3,000-km plus, according to a senior official. “ We have already awarded around the 2,800-km-length project, and are likely to add another 500-700 km,” RK Pandey, Members (Projects), NHAI informed TrafficInfraTech. On extending the deadlines, he adds: “It all depends on the ...

Bringing together the who’s who of the transportation sector

I have been attending this expo for the last three years. The initiative taken by the organizer is commendable, bringing together traffic and road safety players under one roof. I can see, there is huge improvement in terms of footfall and the number of exhibitors in this expo. –T Krishna Prasad IPS,  DGP & Chairman, Road Safety Authority, Telangana   ...

Road Safety Today: The dynamic epoch

Avery Dennison, the silver partner at the event believes that road safety is no accident and needs focused measures at all levels. Road Safety is everybody’s responsibility. The same was presented the technical session at the exhibition. The persistent issues of around road safety negligence were highlighted, trailed by practical solutions that can contribute to a reduction in road accidents ...

Electronic Tolling Strategies for Indian Highways

Tolling has been a very, debatable issue as far as the road and road users are concerned. This is an area which probably in not liked by the users but then if you want good roads, the cost of good roads has to be borne by somebody. The idea of tolling is very simple that the stretches which are being ...

Data, Data & Data

Bangalore based DataCorp Traffic, an offshore Traffic and Transportation data analysis company caters to transportation data collection companies, transport planners/ consultants and other transport authorities worldwide. Madhu Meenakshi, Managing Director, Datacorp Traffic shares with TrafficInfraTech new developments and company’s strategic partnerships Data collection in airports India is the fastest growing market for domestic air travel. Datacorp is working on a ...

Emerging Tolling Technology and implementation Challenges

Neeraj Sanghi: Highway Concessions One is operating seven projects, of which five are tolling projects and rest are annuities. In the last two years, share of ETC on our roads as a part of our revenue has increased significantly. The benefits of ETC are multi-fold as it reduces waiting time, improves the operational efficiency and saves fuel. FASTag, a scheme ...

Driving Smart Mobility

The three-day, two-track Conference during TrafficInfraTech Expo and Parking InfraTech Expo covered a wide spectrum of areas — the Government’s vision to Fast-track Highway Construction; Technology for Highways; Policies, Trends and Technology for Road & Vehicle Safety; Mobility and Smart Cities; Parking Management; Reinventing Public Transport; Policy Framework for ITS applications in India and Emerging Technologies. The special session on ...

Vadape -Thane Hybrid Annuity Project

MEP Infrastructure Developers Ltd had received ‘the letter of appointed date’ from NHAI for the eight-laning of existing four-lane Vadape to Thane from 539.202km to 563.000km section of NH-3 (new NH-848) in Maharashtra to be executed on Hybrid Annuity Mode. It is a welldesigned four lane divided corridor carrying heavy traffic. The total length of the stretch is 23.227km. The ...

Live-monitoring of toll gates by NHAI

Struggling to deal with congestion at toll plazas on national highways, NHAI has now resorted to technology. It will put a cloud-based system for live-monitoring of traffic choked toll gates and send automatic alerts via SMS, calls & email to officials concerned so that immediate action can be taken. A centralised system will help the NHAI personnel monitor the ground ...

NHAI to construct highway nests at toll plazas

National Highways Authority of India is constructing highway nests at toll plazas for a safe and comfortable journey for passengers. These nests will have kiosks for selling dry snacks, tea and coffee vending machines and water ATMs. NHAI has directed that the construction and operation of highway nests be awarded to state government-managed co-operative societies.

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