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Tag Archives: Road Construction

Telangana govt sign MoU with Ola

The Telangana government and ANI Technologiesowned Ola Cabs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) towards strengthening the traffic infrastructure in Hyderabad. The first pilot project proposed to be implemented is the dynamic mapping of riding quality of major roads in Hyderabad through the network of vehicles operating on the app’s platform. This data will be provided to respective departments of ...

Road Construction, Safety and Maintenance…

Trans Metalite India Ltd, a Metalite Group Company, has entered into a joint venture with Hitex InternationalUK for manufacturing of High Friction Surfacing, Cycle Track Materials, Retro Reflective Markings and Crack Sealing Compounds. The two companies have set-up a totally automatic manufacturing plant at Bawal in Haryana, to address the challenges of road safety, markings, repair and maintenance in India ...

Barriers

Barrier Guard Gate from Highway Care International can be installed as a permanent system for both emergency and maintenance operations. Connections to both concrete and guardrail systems with bespoke options are available. It is a standalone system anchored independently of adjoining VRS system. When it is used within a run-off work-zone barrier, Barrier Guard Gate can provide temporary access points during road construction. It has multiple opening options – hinged at either ...

Speeding up road projects ? banks to get more say

In an attempt to speed up implementation of road infrastructure projects, especially those held up due to financial reasons, the government has is set to make changes in the model concession agreement for road projects. The new agreement is expected to give more functional and supervisory powers to banks who lend for the projects. If a concessionaire in a project ...

Goa to widen two national highways

The state government of Goa in conjunction with the Central government has initiated the process of widening two national highways NH17 and NH4-A. The Union Ministry for Road Transport and Highways had given in-principle approval for the widening of the two highways some time back. The state government is now planning to appoint a consultant to prepare the Detailed Project ...

Assam PWRD launches Green Roads Mission

The Assam Public Works Road Department (PWRD) has launched a Green Road Mission to promote use of environment friendly technology for road construction. The programme is being carried out in collaboration with the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) and bitumen manufacturing company Bitchem Asphalt Technologies (BATL). The initiative uses cold mix technology (CMT) instead of the conventional hot mix technology ...

Major rural roads overhaul in West Bengal

The Union Rural Development Ministry has proposed a र4000 crore package for construction and renovation of rural roads in West Bengal. The plan which involves nearly 10,000km of roads will be carried out under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. The State Rural Development Department is expected to prepare a detailed project report by this October on about 4000km of ...

Selecting and using Modified Bituminous Binders In India

The current specifications and guidelines for the selection and use of different types of modified binders such as polymer modified bitumen and crumb rubber modified bitumen are inadequate. Prof Prithvi Singh Kandhal, Associate Director Emeritus of the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT), Auburn University, Alabama, USA argues that there is an immediate need to revise government policies by deleting the common specification table for all types of polymers and modifiers so that substandard PMB is not used in India. He also writes very interestingly on the journey of various types of bitumen

Road Conference held in Delhi

A one-day national conference on road construction, ‘Fast Track Road Construction in India’ was organised by IBK Media in Delhi recently. TrafficInfraTech was the media partner for the conference that was organised in association with Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) and IRF’s India chapter. RP Indoria, former Director General, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, the Guest of Honour emphasised ...

Sustainability Issues in Pavement Engineering

Three experts from the Indian Institute of Science write in detail on the technologies, innovations, studies and the practices that need to be followed in the field of pavement engineering in India. They opine that sustainability is the way to achieve environment-friendly results.

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