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Study shows way on odd-even

New Delhi: A study by the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) on the odd-even scheme could serve as a guide map for the next phase.

The study, which compares road traffic volume on pre odd-even days with that during the fortnight, throws up valid facts: while overall traffic volume went down during the fortnight, the number of buses went up only by 14%. In absolute numbers, the number of para-transit, or autorickshaws, also went down.

The study was conducted on the Mathura Road, said Dr S Velmurugan of the traffic engineering and safety division of CRRI. “The road is one of the busiest stretches in the city, and sees a tremendous volume of traffic — over two lakh vehicles per day. The traffic load has been increasing in the past few years,” said Velmurugan.

The study compared the volume of traffic on a regular day -September 9, 2015- with a day during the vehicle rationing scheme that was implemented between January 1-15, 2016. “The findings were interesting, and can help in managing volume of traffic in the city,” the CRRI scientist said….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Study-shows-way-on-odd-even/articleshow/50908373.cms

Written by csirindia

February 9, 2016 at 8:50 am

Posted in CRRI, Uncategorized

CRRI to conduct e-way safety audit

14 December 2012

NOIDA: Taking cognizance of the increasing number of accidents on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, Noida Authority has finally swung into action. The Authority has decided to conduct a safety audit of the e-way and has written to the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) for its expert advice on several aspects of traffic engineering of the 23.6km stretch…..

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-12-14/noida/35819029_1_safety-audit-crri-safety-lapses

Written by csirindia

December 17, 2012 at 11:18 am

Posted in CRRI

Wastes won’t go waste, to be used for road laying

25 October 2012

NEW DELHI: With rising construction cost and demand from various sectors for conventional building materials, a move is afoot to use waste material for laying roads. The 12 Five-Year Plan aims at giving a thrust to the initiative.

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways favours utilisation of waste materials as reserves of traditional materials are declining, making extraction of quality inputs dearer.

The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) has gained expertise in use of agricultural, municipal, construction and demolition wastes, metallurgical industry waste and by-products, quarry waste, pulverised fuel ash, diamond mine waste and paper industry waste……

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/wastes-wont-go-waste-to-be-used-for-road-laying/article4028615.ece

Written by csirindia

October 28, 2012 at 10:37 am

Posted in CRRI

Green Roads Mission launched in State

10 October 2012

GUWAHATI: The Assam Public Works Roads Department (PWRD) today launched a ‘Green Roads Mission’ for the State in association with Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, and Bitchem Asphalt Technologies Limited…….

Read  more: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=oct1112/city05

Written by csirindia

October 13, 2012 at 9:59 am

Posted in CRRI

CRRI explained why Ahmedabad BRT works

25 July 2012

NEW DELHI: In its desperation to save its ill-conceived and poorly executed BRT project, Delhi government is now shooting the messenger. It has not only questioned the study conducted by the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) but also launched a scathing attack on the institute itself….

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-07-25/delhi/32847520_1_crri-delhi-brt-brt-corridors

Written by csirindia

July 28, 2012 at 7:09 pm

Posted in CRRI

Delhi can do without BRT, says CRRI

17 July 2012

New Delhi: Cars take 13 to 16 minutes extra to cross the 5.8-km long Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor between Ambedkar Nagar and Moolchand, which wastes fuel worth Rs 2.48 crore every year, according to results of a court-mandated study by the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI)…..

Read more: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/delhi-can-do-without-brt-says-crri/975310/

Written by csirindia

July 18, 2012 at 9:40 am

Posted in CRRI

Tech solutions for N-E roads

02 June 2012

KOHIMA: Scientists and technocrats have stressed the need to adopt new technology, like launching a Green Roads Mission in the northeastern states and implementing the cold mix technology, echoing Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio’s views that roads in the region need special solutions.

Senior engineers of the Indian Roads Congress (IRC) today agreed to push for implementation and largescale use of proven technologies for the development of the region.

P.K. Jain, a senior scientist with the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), the apex road research agency in the country, said, “The Northeast confronts us with unique challenges with its topography and weather conditions. States should learn from Assam the adoption of newer technologies like cold mix black-topping solutions.”……..

Read more: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1120603/jsp/northeast/story_15562070.jsp#.T8yOYtUzCAU

Written by csirindia

June 4, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Posted in CRRI