Clearview’s Amsterdam adventure kicks off a year of 50th birthday celebrations

The highways and transport solutions provider Clearview Intelligence will use its presence at the huge Intertraffic show in Amsterdam later this month to begin celebrations for the company’s 50th birthday. Clearview started life as Golden River traffic in 1974, specialising in traffic monitoring and data capture devices before moving into innovative solar-powered road stud technology […]

£20m Intelligent Traffic Management Fund process opens

Local Authorities are being invited to form consortia to apply for a share of £20 million of funding to deploy advanced technology for traffic control, using emerging technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence to optimise traffic flow and balance traffic across wider areas. The Intelligent Traffic Management Fund (ITMF) is part of £70 […]

Tributes paid to former IAT Company Secretary Anthony Morter

The Institute of Asphalt Technology has announced its former Company Secretary Anthony Morter passed away on Monday 25 March. Mr Morter played a key role in the IAT for many years having become Secretary in 1997, holding that office for 14 years. During this period, he became the interface for the IAT membership and was […]

Somerset Council and Kier launch new highways partnership

A new era in Somerset’s highways maintenance was marked by Somerset Council and Kier this week. A new era in Somerset’s highways maintenance was marked by Somerset Council and Kier this week. The new £225m contract started on 1 April and covers key maintenance works on Somerset’s 4,172-mile road network. This includes road repairs, drainage, […]

Legal challenge halts A47 upgrade

National Highways have confirmed that work on three major safety schemes on the A47 has slowed to a virtual standstill due to an environmental campaigner’s latest legal challenge, says the Eastern Daily Press. Senior officials say the construction work on the projects has been paused, with just ‘pre-construction’ activities ongoing, until the result of Dr […]

Essex fire crews ‘bracing themselves for a rise in electric car fires’

Essex Fire and Rescue Service is focusing on one area of “top-up” training for its crews. In recent years, this has included sessions on firefighting at height and managing hazardous materials. This year, a new course is being introduced on how to deal with electric vehicle fires. Station manager Terry Maher has recently taken on […]

Forward-thinking FLIR looking forward to Intertraffic

FLIR are set to showcase cutting-edge solutions that promise to optimize traffic flow at this year’s Intertraffic Amsterdam. Among the highlights is the introduction of FLIR Trafibot AI, a revolutionary solution for interurban automation incident detection and traffic data collection. The compact and rugged TrafiBot AI, a CCTV monitoring camera solution, takes center stage, offering […]

Australia: AECOM consortium selected to deliver M80 Ring Road completion

AECOM has announced that the Victoria State Government in Australia has appointed the firm, in partnership with Acciona and MACA Civil, as alliance non-owner participants to design and construct Australia’s M80 Ring Road Completion between Plenty Road and the North East Link in Watsonia, Melbourne. AECOM will serve as the lead consultant and the only […]

Transport Scotland: New £45m ground investigation framework established

Transport Scotland is looking to fill a multi-supplier framework with specialist contractors to carry out ground investigations for trunk road and other transport infrastructure schemes. A need was identified for ground investigation works of varying scope and complexity to support the development and delivery of infrastructure projects across Scotland, says Ground Engineering. In a recent contract […]


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