NEXCO-West is performing maintenance and repair works including cleaning, vegetation works, snow and ice control, traffic safety measures, disaster prevention measures and bridge maintenance works based on the information obtained from highway inspection. We also gather and provide information on road condition for 24hours. In addition, by applying maintenance strategies to minimize life cycle costs and by introducing new technology and construction methods, NEXCO-West is working on efficient road operation to cope with the issues on maintaining aging road infrastructures.
NEXCO-West’s latest ITS technology can provide highway customers timely traffic information and reduce traffic congestion.
i-highway provides drivers with real-time traffic information anytime and anywhere through cellular phone.
- 1. Traffic flows at congested sections : map and text format
- 2. “Search function” of travel time to given destination
- 3. Re-opning prediction of lane closures
(Vehicle Information and Communication System)
The world’s first VICS service started in Japan Apr.1996,
providing info of congestion, accidents and real-time estimates of travel times.