Innovative weather solutions for highway maintenance
Accurate and detailed weather forecasts are essential for mitigating the impact of potentially hazardous road conditions to ensure public safety and for optimising maintenance activity.
MeteoGroup offers the world's most comprehensive range of dedicated forecast solutions for highway maintenance operations.
Weather and the highways industry
Making the right decision at the right time to mitigate the effects of weather on highways is extremely challenging and yet crucially important. Ensuring public safety and minimising traffic delays requires decisions to be based on the best quality weather forecasts.
High winds, heavy rainfall and intense heat are some of the potentially hazardous weather conditions that can affect highways during the summer months. The threat of adverse weather throws up a real challenge to highway network operators for planning, operational and maintenance activities.
Benefits of our forecasting solutions
MeteoGroup's extensive experience of weather forecasting for the highway industry has led to a firm understanding of the pressures involved in optimising the use of resources.
In the winter, our accurate and detailed forecasts reduce unnecessary and costly gritting actions, minimising the environmental impact whilst maximising safety.
Our reliable forecasts and adverse weather alerts mean that time and money are not wasted during maintenance work and safety is ensured at all times.
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14th May 2013: NCC Roads, one of the four biggest contractors to work with the Swedish Transport Administration, has awarded MeteoGroup a contract to supply year-round forecasting services and a new active alert service for the winter season. With active weather monitoring of the operating region, NCC Roads will be ab