Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Glow-in-the-dark highways

Glow-in-the-dark 'smart highways' could be heading our way.

Dutch-based Studio Roosegaarde and infrastructure management group Heijmans have developed a new idea for a "Smart Highway" that will literally glow in the dark. In addition to its solar-energized illuminated line markings, it will incorporate temperature-sensitive weather indicators that become visible to warn of potential icy surface conditions.