Driver information system with Bolu Mountain passage weather and road conditions: RTWIN


Work: Driver information system with Bolu Mountain passage weather and road conditions: RTWIN
General information related to the route: 12 km divided route
Commencement and completion dates: August 1998 – January 2000
Place of work and employer: Bolu Mountain; TCK 4th Regional Directorate


General scope of the work: The air, land and traffic data of Bolu Mountain passage has been collected for 12 km and submitted to the control center of TCK and the warnings and information are provided to the drivers with alternating LED message boards. The works including the design, production, installation, wireless communication infrastructure installation and system integration for the required products and systems have been carried out according to the national and international standards as turn-key delivery.



•    Alternating LED message and traffic signs with
•    Meteorological stations, weather condition reports for road vicinity and above
•    CCTV cameras, wireless image and data transfer
•    Completely wireless traffic countdown and classification system
•    Fog detection and warning signalization
•    Wireless communication system
•    Electrical energy transfer and wiring
•    Establishment of a control and monitoring center system
•    Database and control/monitoring software
•    Intersystem integration
•    Tests and commissioning


This system is the first ITS system of Turkey. It has also ranked within the first three in “Telecom Infrastructure Project of the Year” and “Data Communication Project of the Year” categories in Interpro 1999 IT awards.

Mainly Lucent Technologies products are used for the wireless communication system.

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