Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

ITS for Road 2013-EU-50006-P 

The Arc Atlantique Traffic Management Corridor

Programme:

The Arc Atlantique project will link the key economic nodes of Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow, Cardiff, London, Calais, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Charleroi, Liège, Lille, Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Toulouse, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Valladolid, Santander, A Coruña, Porto and Lisbon. This Corridor is characterised by sea crossings and single access points through mountainous areas.

 

This project will focus on the deployment of core ITS services, in particular traffic management and traffic information services that support traffic managers in directing traffic operations. These ITS services will also support all traffic users, including heavy goods vehicles (HGV).

 

Arc Atlantique is expected to enhance the efficiency of the Corridor through a reduction of:

  1. Recurrent congestion typically at peak hours
  2. Abnormal congestion typically during seasonal events, adverse weather conditions and other incidents/events

 

The objectives of the project will be achieved through the concrete deployment of ITS services, including lane management systems, monitoring and detection systems, freight management systems and ramp metering systems.

 


 

This project has been completed.

 

 

Budget: 

 

Project promoter: 

€89,179,848

Total project cost covered by this Decision:
 

€111,474,810

Percentage of EU support:  

 

Works: 20%

EU contribution: 

 

€22,294,962

 

Download the Info Sheet about this project

 

This project was also the subject of a press release issued by the Agency.

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Member States involved:

Belgium, Spain, France, Ireland, Portugal, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom

 

Implementation schedule:

Start date: January 2013

End date: December 2015

 

Project Coordinator:

 Highways Agency (UK)

 

Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE


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