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TUNNELING PROJECTS: Mitigating Delays

Focus Tunneling

The growth in volume of goods being transported as well as the steady increase in demand for business and leisure travel require the timely development of transportation infrastructure. With the availability of free space in cities becoming rare and the remoteness of certain areas to be connected, such as the Himalayas, tunnels play a crucial role in allowing the transportation ...

BERNARD

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BERNARD Mobility Analyser The BERNARD Mobility Analyser consists of an intelligent optical system that provides information about road users and traffic flow directly on site. No videos are stored. The anonymous evaluation is carried out directly in the camera system. This real-time information is used to intelligently control traffic systems, improve safety at pedestrian crossings or school bus stops, or ...

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 ...

Small Airports

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken construction of small airports at five locations during 2014- 2015. These five locations are: Hubli and Belgaum in Karnataka, Kishangarh in Rajasthan, Jharsuguda in Odisha and Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh. A Task Force under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation has been constituted for identification of other locations based on ...

Construction Challenges: Bridge over the River Kosi

River Kosi or the ‘Sorrow of Bihar’ is one the most flood prone rivers in the world. During monsoon, this mighty river overflows and changes path mile over miles bringing endless misery to the people of north Bihar. Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited took the challenging task of bridging the river in record time, bringing hope to region. Kishor Kumar Mohanty, ...

Sustainable Solutions to Highway Development

Highways are the country’s lifeline. In India, this sector is saddled with Construction, Operation and Maintenance issues. During the seminar session (Trafficinfratech Expo, November, 2013, New Delhi) on “ The need to redefine the Model Concession Agreement for highway construction”, panel members, Anand Kumar Singh, CGM, National Highway Authority (who moderated the session); Abhishek Mukherjee (who made a presentation), PPP ...