National Highways sets out digital vision

A virtual twin of the road network that can predict the time and location of potholes and other maintenance issues is just one of the innovations National Highways says is poised to transform its future operations. Other initiatives that could lead the charge on what it calls a digital revolution for roads include intelligent road […]

Digital Twin of road network moves closer thanks to Gaist and TRL tie-up

TRL and Gaist are collaborating to develop a national digital twin of the road network in a project they say could revolutionise how we plan and manage our roads. Gaist, whose expertise is in roadscape insight and intelligence services, is to explore with TRL what the detailed case is for a digital twin of the […]

Intelligent road repairs among eight new Prosperity Partnerships

Intelligent road repairs are among what are being described as “revolutionary” technologies being developed in a project being supported from a £60 million fund from the UK Research and Innovation division the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The project involves a partnership between construction and engineering company Costain, Highways England and the University of […]


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