Over 600 road-maintenance related jobs will be brought in-house by the Western Australian state government over the next few years as part of a decision by Main Roads Western Australia to directly oversee the road network.
Australian-owned company Asset Vision has taken its intelligent transport asset management platform to a new level using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Roads & Infrastructure looks at what this means for road authorities, councils and contractors in charge of road maintenance.
An interconnected network of garbage trucks could be the new frontline in repairing local roads, thanks to a research collaboration between Swinburne University of Technology and Brimbank City Council in Melbourne.
DM Roads has been awarded contract by Transurban to provide maintenance and incident response for Melbourne’s iconic CityLink and new West Gate Tunnel.
Drone-mounted high-resolution cameras, sensors and artificial intelligence software are part of Victorian Government's regional road maintenance blitz.