Ninety percent of the Metropolitan Expressway is comprised of elevated roads and tunnels. To consistently maintain a safe, smooth, and comfortable driving environment for customers, and immerse number of wide variety of devices are installed along the expressway. The Facility Control and Tunnel Disaster Prevention System manages these devices in an integrated manner, monitoring and controlling the devices to ensure the safety and preserve the environment of the Metropolitan Expressway year-round, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Facility Control and Tunnel Disaster System
The Facility Control System controls power receiving and supplying facilities, ventilating device and other facilities, while the Tunnel Disaster Prevention System controls tunnel disaster prevention facilities. These two systems combined ensure comfort and safety for drivers.
Facility Control System
The Facility Control System integrally manages functions that are indispensable for the safety of the capital city and environmental conservation. We properly manage power receiving and power supply facilities that provide stable power supply to various facilities installed at the Metropolitan Expressway, consistently monitoring the traffic volume and air quality inside the tunnel and optimally ventilating facilities. We control the ventilation stations.
Tunnel Disaster Prevention System
The advanced Tunnel Disaster Prevention system is installed in the urban long tunnels so that the customers can experience a safe and smooth driving. In case of emergency, such as a tunnel fire or accident, various sophisticated equipment can help people evacuate in a safe and secure manner. Moreover, the tunnels are monitored 24 hours a day from a central control room to ensure safety and early response in case of emergency.
“Eye” to watch over drivers around the clock (1.2.3)
“Emergency equipment” that drivers can easily use (4.5.6)
“Disaster-prevention system” unique to the Metropolitan Expressway