Omaha, Neb. (Vocus) April 6, 2010
Adesta, a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, will design, procure, install and integrate Intelligent Transportation Systems upgrades valued at $ 8.6 million for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission at its five tunnel locations: Allegheny, Tuscarora, Kittatinny, Blue Mountain, and Lehigh, as well as other critical areas along the Turnpikes east-west mainline and Northeastern Extension.
This innovative system will dramatically improve our ability to monitor and detect accidents and other incidents in and around our tunnels, enhancing security and providing real-time information that will help us make better decisions about emergency response, said Turnpike CEO Joe Brimmmeier. More importantly, the upgrades will enable us to more effectively communicate tunnel conditions to the many travelers who rely on these facilities to safely reach their destinations.
The upgrades will consist of a 48-strand, single node fiber-optic cable, riser-rated, end to end including all conduit and patch panels inside each tunnel. The deployment also includes: