Category: Roads/Highways

Suspected IED destroyed along Jammu-Poonch Highway 0

IED destroyed along Jammu-Poonch Highway

Suspected improvised explosive device (IED) along the Jammu-Poonch National Highway, prompting suspension of traffic for nearly one-and-a-half hours. JAMMU: A major tragedy was averted Monday with timely detection of a suspected improvised explosive device...

NHAI: A bridge leading to nowhere 0

NHAI: A bridge leading to nowhere

Despite the presence of foot over bridges along NHAI NH 66, pedestrians still cross the high-traffic road. KOCHI: Almost 18 months ago, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) spent crores to set up...

NHAI wants to stop Heavy Vehicles on damaged flyover 0

NHAI stop Heavy Vehicles on damaged flyover

NHAI recommended that movement of heavy commercial vehicles, such as trucks, should be stopped altogether on the Jaipur-Delhi carriageway of the flyover. To prevent any further damage to the Hero Honda Chowk flyover, a part...

JK admin orders proper maintenance of Jammu-Srinagar highway 0

JK admin orders proper maintenance of Highway

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, authorities have directed the concerned agencies to ensure its proper maintenance so that transportation. Concerned over frequent closure of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, authorities have directed the concerned agencies to ensure...

GMC trucks to deploy adaptive cruise control system 0

GMC trucks to deploy adaptive cruise system

Adaptive cruise control system allows trucks to automatically adjust speed to maintain a set distance behind the vehicle ahead. Automaker General Motors Co’s truck brand GMC said on Friday its 2020 Sierra large pickup trucks will have an adaptive cruise...

Thousands of stranded vehicles cleared along Jammu-Srinagar National Highway 0

Thousands of stranded Vehicles cleared

The highway was reopened for vehicles early Wednesday after a 15-hour clearance operation but a fresh slide and intermittent shooting of stones hampered the movement of traffic, the officials said. BANIHAL/JAMMU: Thousands of stranded...

Truck develops technical snag on ghat road, traffic hit 0

Truck develops technical snag on ghat road

Vehicular traffic between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka was halted for more than two hours on Monday after a container truck developed technical snag on Dimbam ghat road. Vehicular traffic between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka...

Opinion: How IoT is transforming transportation industry 0

IoT is transforming transportation industry

Older vehicles are being replaced with ‘smart trucks’, using Machine-to-Machine (M2M) / Internet of Things (IoT) systems and cellular communications technologies to transmit essential information for management of today’s fleet operations. By Rishi Bhatnagar-...

KPT should develop separate Dock System: Assocham paper 0

KPT should develop separate Dock System

The paper also suggested that since KPT does not permit transhipment cargo, thus either Dhamra Port or Ennore Port should be developed as transhipment ports. Kolkata Port Trust (KPT) should develop separate Dock System...