Thursday , 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: Road Maintenance

Tamil Nadu launches 5-year road maintenance contracts

The Tamil Nadu government has introduced a new performance-based maintenance contract system for the state roads. The system is expected to improve the quality of roads and ease traffic congestion by providing better roads. The system will cover both ? laying of new roads and highways as well as maintenance of existing ones. The scheme will be launched on a ...

BMC to carry out major road repairs

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has allocated ?529 crore for road repairs in South Mumbai. This is the largest set of road maintenance contracts given out by the BMC in a single region and is about 50% of the amount the corporation spent on road repairs last year in the entire city. About 129 roads will be re-laid out of ...

Canada and India sign MoU for ITS development in India

India will get Canadian assistance in developing Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the country. The Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr CP Joshi and the Canadian Highways minister Denis Label recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to the effect. Under the MoU, India would benefit from Canadian expertise in the areas of infrastructure development, operation and maintenance of ...

Flyovers in Mumbai End-User Evaluation of Infrastructure Projects

Increasing population and traffic congestion have adversely affected the quality of life of Mumbai’s residents, especially the commuters. Since the administration’s initiatives of providing infrastructure, including flyovers, have not helped in reducing the travellers’ woes, it is necessary to scale up the mode of public transport by reducing the number of other vehicles on the road.

Delivering Outcome-Based Services To Improve India’s Roads

It is important to not just deliver technologies but also draw up a blueprint of services to be delivered when constructing the infrastructure for safe travel. A few factors to be considered for delivering outcome-based services with an emphasis on the Indian conditions.

Recent Advances in Pavement Engineering and Technology

Pavements and cracked roads have been the topic of nationwide debates this monsoon. TrafficInfraTech brings you a detailed insight into what goes in the making of robust pavements. The in-depth study has been penned exclusively for TrafficInfraTech by two transport experts – Rajib B Mallick and A Veeraragavan, both from Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

Hyderabad roads to be repaired

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will repair the roads of the city that were damaged by the monsoon by the end of this year. They will be re-carpeted and patch works of bitumen roads too would be carried out. The GHMC’s standing committee has sanctioned `37.42 crore for the road works.

Seven roads and two flyovers for Mumbai

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has announced that it will soon improve 145km of roads in the MMR in a bid to make travelling on them comfortable and speedy. The road network will include seven important roads in the areas of Kalyan, Badlapur and Karjat which will be expanded and upgraded. The project will also undertake quadrupling of Arnala-Virar-Kaner-Shirsad-Ambadi ...

Lalbaug Flyover Flying over nine signals in four minutes flat

Constructed on a single pier system and covering seven vehicular and two pedestrian signals, the Lalbaug flyover has come as a relief to Mumbai’s commuters. In order to provide maximum space to commuters, it will be kept free of public utilities at the grade level too. Vidyottama Sharma reports.

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