Labella accepts joint venture agreement for digital traffic system upgrade project

Traffic is moderate on the freeway along Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City in this photo taken August 20, 2020. CDN Digital Archive Photo | Brian J. Ochoa

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has issued a notice to implement the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) between the city and two companies that will update the 30-year-old traffic system years of the city.

The two companies, Cylix Technologies, Inc. and Triune Electronic Systems, Inc. will work with the city to develop a digital system for traffic including vehicle detection, license plate recognition, speed cameras, digital countdowns. and modern traffic lights. controllers.

These equipment and improvements will be installed at the crossings and intersections of the following streets:

1. P. del Rosario Street and Pelaez Street.
2. P. del Rosario Street and Junquera Street.
3. P. del Rosario Street and D. Jakosalem Street.
4. P. del Rosario and Sikatuna-T streets. Padilla streets
5. Gen. Maxilom Ave. and D. Jakosalem St.
6. Gen. Maxilom Ave. and F. Ramos St.
7. Avenue Gen. Maxilom and Juana Osmeña street.
8. Gen. Maxilom Ave. and Gorordo Ave.-Echavez St.
9. Gen. Maxilom Ave. and San Jose St.
10. Avenue Gen. Maxilom and Gotianuy Street
11. Gen. Street. Maxilom and Rue A. Soriano
12. Avenue Gen. Maxilom and Avenue S. Osmeña.
13. Avenue Juan Luna and A. Soriano Ave.
14. avenue Juan Luna and avenue S. Osmeña.
15. Juan Luna Ave. and F. Cabahug St.-Cardinal Rosales
16. Gen. Maxilom Ave. and JC Vera St. and Benedicto St.
17. Avenue Gen. Maxilom and MJ Cuenco
18. Mr. J. Cuenco and Pope John Paul II Ave.

The smart surveillance solution will use underground fiber optic networks to monitor streets through a new command center that the city will build to manage the digital system.

“This advanced traffic system with intelligent monitoring solutions will use an underground fiber optic network and will be monitored through a newly constructed command center which will serve as a hub for the various agencies involved in traffic management in Cebu City. “

“I am personally excited about this project which I believe will benefit the Cebuanos who commute every day for work, school and their daily business,” said the mayor.

The project received a budget of P 238.56 million from the city’s 2020 annual budget and is expected to start soon.

The city has allocated P 500 million in total to resolve traffic since 2019 after more than 80 traffic lights in the city malfunctioned in August 2019, causing massive traffic jams around the city./dbs

Read: Cebu city traffic lights fixed but traffic jams persist

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