04 November 2022
A real jewel of the French territory, the Ile de Ré is known for its beaches, its pine trees, its markets…
During the summer, the high number of tourists densifies the traffic on the island.
The La Redoute roundabout at Rivedoux Plage is the black spot, concentrating all the flows of vehicles wanting to leave the Ile de Ré. These slowdowns cause inconvenience.
There are many issues at stake for the Ile de Ré:
The Charente Maritime department, in close collaboration with the Rivedoux town council, opted for a LACROIX solution for dynamic regulation of the roundabout.
Prior to defining the solution, a traffic study was carried out by CDVIA, a research and consulting firm specialising in traffic measurements.
Various regulation scenarios were thus tested in order to define the best solution in terms of the implementation of the system and the regulation parameters.
The objective of the Charente Maritime department is to encourage the use of the southern route. The system will therefore consist of slowing down the flow coming from the northern route. It consists of a traffic light control system that is dynamically controlled according to the amount of tailback measured on the southern route.
To achieve this, the system is composed of :
Real-time passenger information from the mobile site Ré-Info-Trafic (re-info-trafic.fr/home).