Integrated Transport Systems

Integrated Transport Systems

Our Integrated Transport Systems extend across a number of sectors.

Using smart technology and systems is something which can be applied to a broad number of infrastructure projects - especially where traffic-flow management is critical.

Our ITS expertise includes:

  • Traffic signals
  • Traffic monitoring and enforcement cameras
  • Variable message signs
  • Access control systems
  • Street lighting
  • Ancillary roadside equipment

Innovating for tomorrows highways

From our new traffic controller, M@estro, to our latest full colour V3 Variable Message Signs, Colas has invested in developing the next generation of traffic solutions. The amazing potential of our Wattway photo-voltaic road surface has already been recognised and Flowell, our intelligent road markings system looks set to transform the highway – delivering more efficient, safer journeys for road users.

>> Visit ITS Innovation page to learn more

Street Lighting

Our specialist lighting teams collaborate with our customers to provide solutions that meet their specifications, and integrate with the local environment.

We have provided street lighting and decorative lighting services in a range of locations, including:

  • Trunk roads and motorways
  • Residential estates
  • Pedestrianised streets
  • Recreational areas

Where possible, we install innovative technology to provide an efficient long-term solution, through the use of energy-efficient LED lanterns and our Central Management System hardware.

 UK Atomic Energy Authority Case Study

Variable Message Signs

These allow up-to-date information and warnings to be communicated to road users. Our in-house team designs, manufactures, installs and repairs message signs for the local, urban or strategic road networks.

Over the past twenty years we have installed over 8,000 items, including recent work on the M25, M1 and M6.


Off Site VMS Signs Installation Case Study

Improving Roadside CONNECTIONS Case Study

Traffic Signals

We supply, install, commission and maintain traffic signals equipment, mainly for local authorities.

Typically, we engage in refurbishment projects, installation schemes or term maintenance contracts. Examples of work include:

  • Renewing pedestrian crossings
  • Upgrading junctions to new, more efficient technologies such as the Microprocessor Optimised Vehicle Actuation mode

A63 Castle Street Hull Case Study

ITS Partners

Association for Road Traffic Safety

Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management logo, traffic light coloured arrow

Highway Electrical Association

HEA Award 2019

HEA Award

Highway Electrical Association logo award certificate in wooden frame and a glass award