Kapsch TrafficCom secures new contract for the Gateway and Logan Motorways in Queensland, Australia
Kapsch TrafficCom AG (ISIN AT000KAPSCH9), listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange in the prime market segment, announces that its subsidiary Kapsch TrafficCom Australia Pty Ltd has reached agreement with Transurban Queensland for a new project to fully replace the existing road tolling system for the Gateway and Logan Motorways in Queensland, Australia. The scope of the project comprises supply of a new tolling system with 14 tolling points, and is valued at over 9 million EUR (14 million AUD).
For the Gateway and Logan Upgrade Project Kapsch will deliver Transurban Queensland the latest in cutting-edge tolling technology based on the company’s single gantry multi-lane free-flow (MLFF) platform and next-generation stereoscopic vision technology for both Vehicle Detection and Classification (VDC) and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR). The key project objectives are improving performance by replacing the legacy tolling system with Kapsch’s state of the art technology whilst minimizing the impact on motorists, a critical consideration for motorways with daily traffic in excess of 271,000 vehicles. “Kapsch are pleased to expand on the strong partnership that has been formed with Transurban since we first commenced working together on the Melbourne Citylink Project in 1997. We are proud to be able to deliver our latest cutting edge tolling solution to toll the iconic Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges on the Gateway and Logan Motorways,” explains André F. Laux, Chief Operating Officer at Kapsch TrafficCom. “With this agreement we have secured our sixth multi-lane free-flow tolling project in Queensland, joining the AirportLink, Legacy Way, CLEM7, Go Between Bridge and Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, and are now the sole supplier of roadside ETC systems in Queensland.”
The Gateway (including the Gateway Extension) and Logan Motorways comprise over 60 kilometres of motorway, and are part of Transurban Queensland’s go via network of Brisbane toll roads. The Gateway Motorway provides an efficient and safe Brisbane city bypass, north-south connection between the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, and access to the busy port of Brisbane and airport precincts. The Logan Motorway is located to the south-west of Brisbane City and provides an essential connection between Logan, Brisbane and Ipswich.