Agra-Lucknow Expressway, India’s longest greenfield expressway, to get high-tech traffic management: Agra-Lucknow Expressway goes hi-tech! With a noble motive of to set up an advanced traffic management system on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, the honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has recently presented a proposal.
For the building, operating and in order to maintaining the Agra-Lucknow Expressway infrastructure project, the lowest tender of Rs 29.6 crore by VaaaN Infra Pvt Ltd has been approved by the cabinet for the period of 5 years.
The development work of this venture that is consists of the setting up outdoor equipment, which includes, CCTV cameras, PTZ cameras, emergency call box, ANPR-based speed informant system and automatic counter-cum-classifier.
The Agra-Lucknow Expressway is all set to have a control centres at three places. These control centres should be going to have a massive display board, network management systems, centralized computer systems, CCTV monitoring system and a call center system.
This will be very akin to the Yamuna Expressway; the Agra-Lucknow Expressway that can also have a number plate readers and also a speed measuring cameras.
In a bid to give the real-time information to expressway users, a mobile app will also be launched. UP government is all set to establish the advanced traffic management system, where around 50 people, probably, can be received employment.
In the year, 2016, the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, was inaugurated, Akhilesh Yadav, by then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, that includes four rail over bridges, nine flyovers, thirteen major bridges, fifty seven minor bridges, seventy-four vehicular underpasses and one hundred forty-eight pedestrian underpasses.
This is also fascinating to discuss, that the Agra-Lucknow Expressway was built in a record time of 23 months by UPEIDA. Previously, the former state government of Uttar Pradesh said that one of the main objectives for the development of the Agra-Lucknow Expressway was to make sure the development of nearby areas of the state.
Other aim were to provide a fast-moving corridor which will be allows and permit the smooth journey, that can help farmers to expand the reach of their products to the big cities, that will be reduce the carbon footprint of vehicles which take a voyage between Agra and Lucknow, as well this will be also attract investors in the state.