DALLAS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has received a contract from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to provide construction inspection services for the Smart Moves 2015 – North program.
“We look forward to contributing our expertise to this important project, which is built on many years of experience in developing transport infrastructure networks and related systems around the world.”
The NJDOT’s Smart Moves program consists of developing, implementing, monitoring and promoting alternative business and commuter travel options and intermodal connections. The program will use a network of cameras to identify incidents and deploy emergency services to alert motorists of changes in the driving patterns.
Smart Moves 2015 – North involves the installation of a camera surveillance system on I-78, installation of a dynamic message system on Route 23, and two truck safety warning systems.
Under the terms of the contract Jacobs is overseeing inspection work in the City of Newark; the townships of Clinton, Parsippany – Troy Hills, and West Milford; and the counties of Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, and Passaic, New Jersey.
“The Smart Moves program is utilizing the latest technology to provide an effective traffic information and alert service for commuters,” said Jacobs Senior Vice President Buildings and Infrastructure Randy Pierce. “We look forward to contributing our expertise to this important project, which is built on many years of experience in developing transport infrastructure networks and related systems around the world.”
The Smart Moves project began construction in October 2016 and is expected to be complete by March 2018.
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.
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