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Tag Archives: Indian Roads Congress

Mainstreaming road safety audits: Making Indian roads safer

Among the several government initiatives being implemented, a key one is the Road Safety Audit. Until 2014 road safety audits were rare and not required in India. A World Bank-financed initiative—the National Highways Interconnectivity Improvement Project (NHIIP)—helped introduce systematic use of design-stage road safety audits across India’s road system, starting with the project’s 1,100 km of roads. Among the changes ...

Maintaining & Managing Indian Highways

Dr. Narasimha Murthy, a registered traffic engineer in California and currently an independent engineering consultant to NHAI for Highway Projects near Nagpur, writes on a few points that, if addressed, will improve and lead to better management of highways     It is important for Governments to recognise that ?transportation is the bloodline of any economy.? Most of the developed ...

Managing Traffic and Tackling Safety during Highway Construction

Many traffic stalwarts from India and abroad discussed one of the most important issues of construction on highways – “Traffic Management and Safety during Highway Construction” – on the first day of TrafficInfraTech Expo 2012. The precautions for, challenges of and solutions to the issue were discussed in detail.

Chattisgarh to get polymer based roads

The Central Government has decided to opt for a polymer based technology to build three roads in Chattisgarh under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) – in Dantewada, Bijapur and Narainpur districts. The technology, which stabilises the soil with a liquid polymer, has been accredited by the Indian Roads Congress. Laboratory tests on the technology have been carried out ...