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Regular news: Issue 608 26 Oct 2012

Highways to be ‘tagged’

There is “strong potential” for tags to be regularly placed within road surfaces to provide an in-situ record of how they have been built and maintained, according to TRL.

A trial carried out by TRL with EnterpriseMouchel on the M4 has identified that it is possible to insert radio-frequency identification tags containing information during the laying of road pavements at low cost without damaging them.

TRL says that tagging roads surfaces “clearly has strong potential to...

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