Newly built Operations Control Centre in Graubünden for Roads and Tunnels

The newly built operations control centre Betriebsleitzentrale (BLZ) in the Canton of Graubünden will operate 24 hours a day for the safety of all national and cantonal roads and will also support the control centre of the canton police and fire service operations in case of incidents; it has two workplaces provided with the most modern equipment. The cantonal control system with its extensive video surveillance enables the control centre to continuously monitor a large part of the road network in the canton of Graubünden with regard to technology and maintenance. The BLZ will ensure that the...

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