Innovations

Permanent Ballast Retention System

Published on 6 February 2019

In the past it was common practice in the industry to use 1ton ballast bags as a temporary measure before building up the wing walls. However now safe be design principles frown upon such practices... Read more...

Motorway Road Lighting Control System (MoRLiCS)

Published on 6 February 2019
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MoRLiCS is designed to set the road lighting levels at night according to various criteria including traffic levels on the motorway and Expressways/All-Purpose Trunk Roads (APTRs). Subject to rules... Read more...

SAFETYcam

Published on 5 February 2019
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Road workers are often placed in a dangerous environment whilst working on the Strategic Road Network, due to factors such as site speed and vehicle incursions. This trial explored the use of... Read more...

Incident detection testbed

Published on 5 February 2019
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This project delivers a functional, standalone testbed for tunnel detection technologies, to allow new detectors to be developed and evaluated in a live tunnel environment, without impacting live... Read more...

Mobile Barrier

Published on 5 February 2019
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Mobile Barrier possibilities are being developed to further reduce road worker exposure. The barriers originated in the United States where work zones incursions have led to several fatalities.... Read more...

Hydro Demolition – Aqua Prep

Published on 4 February 2019
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Traditionally, surface preparation has been utilised on schemes for the removal of the historic paint cathodic protection systems and to provide a suitable surface grade with which to apply... Read more...

Rapid Set Repair Concretes

Published on 4 February 2019
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Rapid Set repair concrete can achieve high strengths in 18 to 24 hours. Compared to the normal 3 days, this signifies a 75% reduction; providing great benefits in programme betterment as well as... Read more...

EARPS Contamination Management System

Published on 31 January 2019

Earl Pumping Station is part of the Tideway project to develop a new sewer beneath London. The proposed work will intercept the existing Earl Pumping Station CSO. A CSO drop shaft will be constructed... Read more...

Resource Efficiency Matrix (REM)

Published on 30 January 2019

CVB Tideway East recognise there is an urgent need to manage our planet’s natural resources more efficiently and minimise our contribution to climate change and air pollution. Read more...