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Case study

Urban Transport Development Project - Traffic Management

Project
Urban Transport Development Project – Traffic Management
Client
Lebanese Republic Council for Development & Reconstruction
Associated Firm
IBI Group
Location
Lebanon
Type
Engineering
Sectors
Transportation & Highway
Date
03/2004 – 12/2003
Project Details

Narrative Description of Project:

The traffic management and on-street parking management component of the Urban Transport Development Project (UTDP) were prepared and designed by TEAM International. 
The traffic management program includes installing modern adaptive signal control on over 200 intersections in Greater Beirut, video surveillance along 4 major corridors, construction and equipping a building for the Traffic Management Organization which includes also the communication networks (fiber optic, SSR, and leased lines) and intersection re-channelization and spot improvement. 
The on-street parking component includes installation of about 700 pay-and-display park meters and equipping the operational staff with hand held ticket-writers, wheel immobilizers and other equipment. 
The contractor will operate and maintain the system for 3 years.
The project implementation will cost USD 25,000,000


Description of Actual Services Provided by Our Staff:

– Technical Assistance during implementation.
– Construction Supervision.
– The provided TA includes in addition to construction supervision all the technical input to ensure system integration, project management, and operations supervision to ensure that the targeted benefits are realized. The scope of services includes also conducting traffic and parking surveys to assess system performance.