Xinhua News Agency, Jinan, April 12 (Reporter Wang Zhi) 12, China’s first test section of the intelligent network-linked Expressway Based on self-driving, Qilu Transportation Intelligent Network-linked Expressway Test Base and Research and Development Center, started construction in Shandong Province, with a total of 26 kilometers. It is planned to open to traffic on the whole line in September this year, and will become an international automatic driving test center and research and development center. And service center.
According to the introduction, the test section of the Intelligent Network-Linked Expressway is built at the original site of the Binlai Expressway Reconstruction and Extension Project. The test section contains three tunnels, a bridge and three toll stations, with more longitudinal slopes and real scenes.
According to the technical standard of the automatic driving test base established by the Ministry of Transportation, the project will realize the perception of road infrastructure elements resources and traffic environment through the reconstruction of Expressway infrastructure, the addition of multiple intelligent roadside perception units and information dissemination equipment, such as lidar, microwave radar, panoramic monitoring, road surface sensing, meteorological monitoring, intelligent traffic guidance signs, etc. Face-to-face digitization provides rich sensing data for Intelligent Network Interconnection.
Li Zuomin, director of the Road Network Monitoring and Emergency Disposal Center of the Ministry of Transportation, said that the Intelligent Network Linked Highway is of great significance to optimize the expressway communication service, enhance the user’s riding experience, improve the efficiency of traffic operation and ensure traffic safety. As the first test section of Intelligent Networked Highway for Auto-driving in China, the construction of this project will help to promote the research and practice of auto-driving and road-vehicle coordination in China.
It is understood that Qilu Transportation Development Group is a provincial-managed functional state-owned capital investment and operation company approved by the Shandong Provincial Government, with registered capital of 22.6 billion yuan and assets of 220 billion yuan. It is the main body of investment and financing for major transportation projects in Shandong Province.