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Success Story: SALT – Società Autostrada Ligure Toscana p.a.

Using remote control on A12 motorway has helped reduce energy costs and increase drivers’ safety

Adopting an industry-grade automation solution was the first step to the successful implementation of a project characterized by a large number of controls, and mostly, by the need to guarantee uninterrupted operation

Eraldo Benedetto, Automation Manager Giordano & C. S.p.A.

Goals

  • Improve safety, reduce energy and maintenance costs of the AI2 Motorway
  • Obtain real-time information about status and alarm conditions of toll gate and tunnel equipment
  • Enable the automatic control and operation of tunnel lighting and ventilation systems
Solutions and Products

  • ArchestrA System Platform
  • Wonderware InTouch® for Terminal Services
  • Wonderware Historian
Challenges

  • Manage a critical infrastructure with 24 tunnels and 75 km classified as “B-class mountain” motorway
  • Deploy an application featuring a large number of control units and ensuring uninterrupted operation
  • Immediately identify possible anomalies or malfunctions along the motorway, providing diversified information and access to each role within the organization
  • Use high-performance automation solutions to guarantee real-time data collection and system monitoring
Results

  • Safe operation of the A12 highway
  • Optimization of energy consumption is realized through the automated management of tunnel lighting and ventilation systems
  • Preventive maintenance system based on the centralized real-time monitoring of installed equipment enables savings in cost of spare parts

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