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Turas, a joint venture comprising Vinci Highways and business process management provider Abtran, is to manage free-flow transactions services in Dublin, Ireland.
The 11-year contract, valued at £321 million, is for the Irish capital’s ring road (M50 motorway) as part of an agreement with state agency Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).
Vinci, a subsidiary of Vinci Concessions, and Abtran will combine resources to deliver a service which covers the technology, systems and operations to support free-flow transactions, payment collection and transmission to TII.
The deal includes installing and operating a new gantry crane with sensors to detect incoming vehicles, cameras and beacons for reading plates and tags. Also, Vinci Highways subsidiary TollPlus is to install a new back-office platform with data processing and information management capabilities.