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Making construction work zones safer

Road construction and maintenance work is hazardous for both the site workers and the road user. Engineering, Education and Enforcement are the three pillars to ensure a safer construction work zone says Amandeep Singh Business Head, South Asia and East Africa, Avery Dennison Reflective Solutions. According to statistics, 4.64 lakh road accidents took place in 2017 of which 1.3 lakh ...

Roads from Plastic Waste

In a first of its kind initiative, a one-kilometre road in Nongkynjang village in Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya has been built with shredded waste plastic technology in convergence with MGNREGA and Megha-LAMP. A technology developed by Rajagopalan Vasudevan, a chemistry professor from Madurai, uses finelyshredded plastic waste that is added to heated bitumen. This technology has been used extensively ...

Transportation Infrastructure: Increased safety through increased availability

Dynamic traffic control takes into consideration the current traffic situation and influences the traffic flow by means of previously defined strategies. It helps to measurably improve traffic flow. Phoneix Contact India Pvt Ltd offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions. Complex systems which must operate in a fail-safe way, such as transportation routes, engineering works, airports or railway stations, require intelligent ...

New Loan from ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a new $800m loan as part of a $1.2bn programme to help to improve safety and connectivity on India’s roads. The funding aims to connect villages in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, and West Bengal states with all-weather roads by the end of 2017. ADB will set up six rural road network management ...

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