Tuesday , November 21 2017

Asia

Hong Kong Intelligent Transport System (ITS), China

A $423m Intelligent Transport System (ITS) is being developed to improve the traffic management and control systems on Hong Kong’s nationwide road network. The Government of Hong Kong is funding the multi-phased ITS and the development of the project began in 2001. The Hong Kong ITS project will ensure safety ...

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Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Akashi Strait, Japan

Akashi Kaikyo is 3.9km long bridge built across the Akashi Strait, a 1,500m international shipping canal that connects the Pacific Ocean to the Sea of Japan. The suspension bridge connects the city of Kobe (mainland of Honshu) to Iwaya (Awaji Island) in Japan. The spectacular view of the bridge in ...

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Dukhan Highway Central, Qatar

urrently under development by Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal), the Dukhan Highway Central project involves the construction of a 15km-long new dual four-lane expressway running from the current Wajbah Interchange to 1km east of the Al Shahania, Doha. The new highway with hard shoulders and grade-separated interchanges replaces the existing ...

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Kallang / Paya Lebar Expressway, Singapore

The new 12km Kallang / Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) runs from the East Coast Parkway (ECP) in the south to the Tampines Expressway (TPE) in the North East. The new urban expressway was constructed at an estimated cost of S$1.8bn (US$1bn). It includes 8.5km (5.28 miles) of tunnels, which make ...

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Central Wan Chai Bypass, Hong Kong

The Central Wan Chai bypass (CWB) and Eastern Corridor link forms a part of a strategic highway running along the northern part of Hong Kong Island, connecting the Rumsey Street Flyover in Central to the Island Eastern Corridor at North Point. The bypass is required to cut traffic congestion along ...

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Bangkok Metro, Thailand

Bangkok Metro is the underground metro rail system of Bangkok city in Thailand. It is officially known as the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and is a part of the Bangkok Rail Transit Network (BRTN). The other transport systems of BRTN include the Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS Skytrain) and the ...

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Qatar Bahrain Causeway, Qatar

The Qatar-Bahrain Causeway (QBC) is a 40km-long causeway connecting Qatar and Bahrain in the Middle East. After completion it will be the world’s longest fixed causeway. Connecting northern Qatar with the eastern coast of Bahrain, the link will be a natural extension to the King Fahd Causeway that connects Bahrain ...

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South Luzon Expressway, Philippines

Officially known as Radial Road 3, the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) or South Superhighway (SSH) is consists of two expressways connecting Metro Manila to the Calabarzon region in the Philippines. In 2006, a project was started to rehabilitate, expand and maintain the SLEX. The project, which consisted of a 30 ...

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