SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - June 28, 2013) - International Road Dynamics Inc. (IRD.TO) (IRD) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) for its Continuous Traffic Monitoring (CTM) Data Collection Goods and Services statewide project. CTM systems collect traffic volume, speed, vehicle classification, and weight data to support HDOT's continuous traffic monitoring program on the state's highways. The contract covers the supply, operation and maintenance of the CTM systems, as well as data services that include the provision for real-time display via web access. The total five year contract value is CAD $5.7M.
There are currently seventy-two permanent traffic monitoring sites that will be incorporated into this project located on six of the eight major islands (Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, Lanai, Molokai, & Kauai). More sites will be added during the term of the project. The sites and the data collected will be consistent with guidelines published in the current Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Traffic Monitoring Guide (TMG).
IRD has had a successful working relationship with HDOT going back to its original Truck Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) station on Sand Island Parkway in 1986. IRD is committed to ensuring the success of HDOT's Highways Planning Data Collection and Motor Vehicle Enforcement Programs.
Mr. Terry Bergan, IRD's President and Chief Executive Officer commented: "This project is another example of our drive to build long-term partnerships with our valued customers and our goal to increase our recurring maintenance and data services business. We are proud of our positive ongoing relationship with the Hawaii Department of Transportation."
IRD is a highway traffic management technology company specializing in supplying products and systems to the global Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. IRD is a North American company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada with sales and service offices throughout the United States and overseas. Private corporations, transportation agencies and highway authorities around the world use IRD's products and advanced systems to manage and protect their highway infrastructures.
The Company's shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol IRD.
IRD is listed on the TSX - trading symbol - IRD