Clever site visitors administration system on playing cards, once more in Vijayawada

The implementation of ‘clever site visitors administration system (ITMS)’ within the metropolis for environment friendly site visitors administration with much less guide intervention has as soon as once more come to the fore.

The undertaking was proposed practically a decade in the past by the Vijayawada Municipal Company and town police in view of rising vehicular site visitors. Nevertheless, attributable to varied causes, together with lack of funds, the undertaking had not materialised.

Now, with the funds sanctioned to town beneath the fifteenth Finance Fee grant to enhance air high quality within the metropolis, the ITMS undertaking is again on the playing cards.

The VMC had just lately invited ‘expression of curiosity (EoI)’ for the design, provide, set up, operations, and upkeep of Clever Site visitors Administration System (ITMS) Challenge for at the very least 5 years. The final date for the submission of the bids had been postponed to June 30, from June 22.

“It’s proposed to introduce ITMS within the metropolis in order that the vehicular motion is streamlined so {that a} automobile which passes a junction at inexperienced sign additionally will get inexperienced sign within the subsequent junctions within the specific route. Additionally, the highway with increased automobile density can be most well-liked for inexperienced sign over the highway the with lesser site visitors. Emergency autos similar to ambulances and VIP autos are robotically given clearance and supplied with inexperienced hall. General, this may cut back the ready time of autos on the indicators which in flip, reduces air air pollution,” the experssion of curiosity doc explains.

Minimize in ready time

VMC Chief Engineer M. Prabhakar stated the last word purpose of ITMS was to cut back the ready time of a automobile and cut back the quantity air pollution launched. “Within the present system, autos on all roads of a junction have to attend for a prefixed time even when there’s much less site visitors. Within the proposed system, sensors will detect the site visitors on a selected highway and present inexperienced sign to the highway which has longer queue,” Mr. Prabhakar stated.

The undertaking had been sanctioned ₹5 crore, and after going via the bids in response to the EoI name, one other spherical of tendering can be carried out with respect to price of the undertaking and it might be awarded to an acceptable agency, he stated.

The ITMS would exchange all of the signalling methods, together with the one just lately put in at Benz Circle. Twenty-five junctions, together with Benz Circle, Nirmala Convent, Ramesh Hospital, Mahanadu, Ramavarappadu, PCR, PCR Y, DCP Bungalow, Raghavaiah Park, Skew Bridge, Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Enikepadu, Gollapudi one Centre, Gollapudi Y, Sitara, Chittinagar, Pushpa Lodge, Swarna Palace, Deepthi Centre, Vidhyadarapuram Junction, Paipula Street, Sidhartha Auditorium, Padavala Revu Meals Junction and Madhura Nagar junctions can be lined beneath the ITMS undertaking.

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