Saudi transport ministry adopts advanced system to enhance road network efficiency

SourceArab News
SectorTransport
CountrySaudi Arabia

The Saudi Ministry of Transport adopted a new system based on advanced technology to manage the Kingdom's road network and enhance its efficiency, SPA reported. The system is based on advanced technology to collect and analyze data about roads and reschedule the required maintenance and repairs. The work mechanism depends on several elements that include an evaluation of the construction and functional performance. It also defines maintenance priorities.

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