Yotta DCL wins 2.27m Highways Agency contract to survey 140,000km of UK roads

Leamington Spa, 28 February 2012 UK highway surveying company Yotta DCL has signed a four-year contract worth around GBP2.27 million (USD3.6

million) with the Highways Agency. Over the life of the agreement, Yotta DCL will survey and monitor approximately 140,000km of motorway and other major roads across England.

As part of the agreement, Yotta DCL will perform a Traffic Speed Condition Survey (TRACS) to determine the condition of the road surface, assess the areas in particular need of repair and determine where immediate action needs to be taken.

During the bid process, Yotta DCL was awarded the highest score on the overall qualitative criteria used to select the successful bidder. Yotta DCL will use its new state-of-the-art Tempest highways data capture vehicles to carry out the survey and will also participate in the development of new algorithms to produce more accurate modeling of the road surface deterioration.

This is a great start to 2012 for Yotta DCL and we are delighted to be awarded this significant contract with the Highways Agency. At the time of our preliminary results, we highlighted the potential for our new Tempest vans. That potential has today become clear and this contract win is testament to Yotta DCLs technical superiority and progress, said Nick Smee, Managing Director, Yotta DCL.

About Yotta DCL

Yotta DCL is at the forefront of highway technology and services. The companys surveyors cover hundreds of miles of roads collecting all types of data every day to help transform highway surveys into solutions with real benefits. Its broad experience working with local authorities enables Yotta DCL to provide a range of survey solutions for councils to efficiently manage and maintain their highway assets.

Surveys from Yotta DCL include Coarse Visual Inspections (CVI), Detailed Visual Inspections (DVI), machine scanning using its high tech Scanner vehicles and asset inventory surveys. It also develops and supports a wide range of software such as MARCHpms the industry renowned and respected pavement management system, Nano the user friendly asset management software and NotiVia, its new data capture tool.