sujet

Archive

GUIDANCE SYSTEM FOR HEAVY GOODS VEHICLES, Rheinfelden, Germany

Guidance system for heavy goods vehicles (HGV) on the motorway A98 in front of the customs facilities at Rheinfelden: In case of HGV tailbacks on the motorway, the right lane is reserved for waiting lorries while car drivers are to use the left lane.

GOTTHARD TUNNEL, TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM, Switzerland

Gotthard Tunnel in the Swiss Alps is one of the most critical bottlenecks on the transit route between Northern and Southern Europe. With a length of 17 km, it is one of the longest two-way tunnels in the world. Originally installed in 2005, the traffic management system by SWARCO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS was extended in 2009/2010.

DYNAMIC ROUTING MOTORWAY A8 MUNICH – SALZBURG, JUNCTION INNTAL, Bavaria, Germany

Three large-sized dynamic routing signs with integrated congestion information (dWiSta) on the motorway A8 East in front of the motorway junction Inntal direction south inform the road users about disturbances or obstacles on the motorways A93 south or A8 east, such as road works, accidents, congestions, HGV bans in Austria or winter road conditions as well as disturbances on the Brenner or Tauern passage for the long-distance traffic.

RAMP METERING SYSTEMS, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Ramp metering installations reduce the flow of vehicles entering the motorway by breaking up the groups of cars and thus ensuring that the traffic can merge more easily.
Since 2001, approximately 100 ramp metering installations have been installed in North Rhine-Westphalia by SWARCO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS.

ROAD CONDITION AND WEATHER INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Federal states of Hesse and Thuringia, Germany

Road condition and weather information services are the basis for an optimised winter road service adapted to the current weather situation. A winter service when, where and how it is necessary leads to quicker reaction times and the number of accidents is drastically reduced.

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT MOTORWAY A5, Interchange Frankfurter Kreuz, Germany

Motorway A5 in the Frankfurt / Rhine-Main area has one of the highest traffic loads among German motorways. Started in 1989, traffic management have continuously been extended and modernized to keep the traffic flowing.



TUNNEL AIRPORT TEGEL (TFT), motorway A111, Berlin, Germany

In the tunnel test "Euro TAP 2009" by the largests German Automobile Assciation, the ADAC, Tunnel Airport Tegel was rated "very good". In spite of a traffic volume of 87 000 veh/day, there were NO complaints for the tested points of the traffic technology. After the Tunnel Tiergarten Spreebogen, this is the second tunnel management system by SWARCO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS in Berlin to receive a favourable rating.

TUNNEL TIERGARTEN SPREEBOGEN (TTS), Highway B96, Berlin, Germany

In the tunnel test "Euro TAP 2007" by the largests German Automobile Assciation, the ADAC, Tunnel Tiergarten Spreebogen wins first place in Germany and second place in Europe at first go among 51 tunnels in 13 European countries. It was thus rated "Germany's safest tunnel" in spite of its high traffic loads, its several entrances and exits, the difficult traffic layout and therefore the complex traffic control system.