Tag Archives: Bridges

Smart city tolling discussed at Australian Forum

Cubic Transportation Systems is presenting at the National Electronic Tolling Forum in Australia, providing insight into smart city ITS and traffic management. Jon Ramirez, director of tolling worldwide at Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), will participate in a panel discussion on …

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Full scale bridge deck testing facility opens

Fuji Electric was part of a six year project to create a living laboratory to understand the effects of traffic on bridge structures. Fuji Electric took part in the recent unveiling of the world’s first accelerated bridge-testing facility. The Bridge …

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International crossing point upgrades tolling

The City of Laredo on the Mexican border with the USA is upgrading the tolling and HGV weighing system on its four international bridges. Laredo on the border of Mexico and USA will upgrade the toll collection system system on …

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Dual measurement unit signing could reduce bridge strikes

Proposals from the DfT could result in the use of both imperial and metric signage on low bridge signs to improve driver understanding. Despite SI units having been adopted as the standard measuring system in the UK decades ago, bridge …

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Over 2 million square feet of bridge decking scanned in 2014

Infrasense reviews a productive year of bridge deck and road subsurface scanning across the USA for performing condition assessments. Infrastructure scanning experts at Infrasense are celebrating a successful year of assessing the USA’s road network and helping to keep the …

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Fast bridge deck inspection in Colorado with ground penetrating radar

Fifteen bridge decks have had condition assessments using ground penetrating radar and infrared thermography. The road maintenance department of the American state of Colorado is the latest US authority to have used ground penetrating radar (GPR) and infrared thermography to …

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All-Electronic Tolling to be implemented on historic New York bridge

TransCore will be putting the first All-Electronic Tolling system in place on the historic Henry Hudson Bridge in New York City. As part of its transportation system upgrade plans, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridges and Tunnels department of New York …

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Finland using sonar technology for inspecting submerged structures

Fast assessments are being made throughout Finland of the structural integrity of submerged road network bridge stanchions. Finland’s road network has more than 10,000 river bridges with submerged structural elements, all of which need to be thoroughly inspected every 5-10 …

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Infrared thermography used for Wisconsin bridge deck assessment

12 bridges have been inspected in Wisconsin for subsurface condition using infrared thermography technology from Infrasense. The American state of Wisconsin already has a long history of working with Infrasense to inspect bridges and other road infrastructure objects using a …

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US drivers support tolls for improving mobility

Toll acceptance survey reveals attitudes of America’s drivers to toll roads with the majority favouring their use to avoid congestion. At a US event taking place this week for the road toll industry, toll infrastructure company HNTB will be presenting …

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