VolkerHighways event showcases collaboration and new tech

VolkerHighways’ Driving the Future event bought together public and private sector partners to explore the latest technologies and services. 

The client and supply chain engagement day at Reading FC Stadium included local authorities, public and private sector clients, supply chain partners, and representatives from across VolkerHighways.

Experts covered key topics including road safety, AI, decarbonisation, social value, sustainable transport and much more.

The agenda included Vaisala on achieving efficiencies through advancements in highway data collection, VivaCity on protecting vulnerable road users with AI, Highway Care on automation in traffic management and Robotiz3d road maintenance reinvented.

Trojan Energy and Believ also took to the stage to discuss electric vehicle charging in public spaces, Meon on Project Highways Zero Model, WDM on PAS2161 road conditional monitoring, Clearview on decarbonising street lighting, WJ on road marking asset management and TRL on compliance tests for newly laid road surfaces.

VolkerHighways also updated attendees on its PAS2080 and social value progress. An outside exhibition demonstrated the latest carbon-reduction technology, innovative safety equipment and plant.

Peter Walsh, Managing Director of VolkerHighways, said: 

“By working together with our clients and supply chain partners, we can drive a better, safer and more innovative future for the highways sector.”

Image courtesy of VolkerHighways

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