Includes design, planning and installation of dynamic message signs, closed circuit cameras, roadway detectors and wireless communications systems
The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) has chosen Tilson and MobilityTech for the design and build of a “smart road” intelligent transportation systems (ITS) project along the FE Everett Turnpike freeway.
Tilson is an information technology professional services and network construction company that builds, integrates and maintains information technology and communications infrastructure. MobilityTech is a consulting firm providing management services to public and private ITS, transportation engineering and construction organisations.
The project includes design, planning and installation of dynamic message signs, closed circuit cameras, roadway detectors and wireless communications systems linking the ITS to the NHDOT transportation management centre.
These systems streamline incident management, improve safety in work zones, facilitate greater fuel efficiency and create smart roads that could potentially guide future self-driving cars.
“The ITS will deliver real-time traffic and road condition information that helps people travel more safely while assisting New Hampshire’s Department of Transportation to manage [its] facilities more efficiently,” said Mike Costa, principal, MobilityTech and strategic partner to Tilson.
“Autonomous vehicles are right around the corner. The wireless infrastructure that Tilson builds out will be a key enabler to emerging technologies such as self-driving vehicles.”
The project will tap into Tilson’s expertise in fibre optics, RF engineering, and wireless construction and construction management, as well as MobilityTech’s experience in planning, designing, implementing and operating transportation technology projects, and IBI Group’s ITS and systems engineering capability.
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