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We’re all familiar with streets and roads, and turnpikes and highways – but are we ready for the “highly instrumented roadway”? We’d better be, because it’s coming to the F.E. Everett Turnpike.

That’s the start of my story today in the Monitor, about a communications and sensor network being installed on the north-south interstate through central New Hampshire. Here’s the money quote:

“It’s the power strip, the communications strip. They’re building the power strip and we’re plugging into it – and as more things come along we can plug more things into it,” said Susan Klasen, who oversees the Department of Transportation’s Traffic Management Center on Route 106 in Concord.

Want more details? Read the whole story here.

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