CASE STUDIES and PAST PROJECTS:

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION, ONTARIO

 
  Title:
 
Highway 401 Freeway Traffic Management System (Compass)

 
 

Unique Aspects:

 

The NEL GROUP was the prime contractor for the complete installation, and is now responsible for the maintenance of the entire system.

This is the first Traffic Management System to integrate voice, video and data on a fully fiber optic network. All communications on this system are carried on by fiber optic cables. All video and data is transmitted optically to a main control center, which has 80 video monitors and 9 camera control locations.

 
 

Key Elements

 

149 Fusion splice locations
902 Field mounted fiber connection points
21 High-speed data multiplexers
4 Fiber optic video multiplexers
132 Low speed optic video modems
32 CCTV Cameras with fibre links
1 Video Switch Matrix (512 inputs by 128 outputs)
2 System control room locations
305 Vehicle Detection Units with associated 170 controllers
58,100 m Low voltage power cable
66,900 m Buried conduit
10,400m Suspended conduit
527 Manholes and cable pull joints

 
     




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