About us

Detecting the beat of the bridge

With over 30 years of experience in bridge weigh-in-motion measurements, bridge assessments and traffic data, Cestel is one of the world’s leading companies in the fields of high-speed weigh-in-motion and traffic analysis.

Our company has successfully concluded projects in more than 30 countries across the globe, but at the same time we manage to keep a personal relationship with our partners. When you call us, we will pick up the phone.

SLO

Founded in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Strong partnership
5000+

worldwide measurements

Strong partnership

We cooperate with a number of private sector partners, infrastructure owners and public authorities all across the world.

Our company puts a lot of emphasis on research and development, so we also regularly collaborate with numerous research institutions and universities.

+30

years of experience

fully portable, highly accurate and reliable Bridge Weigh-in-Motion System.

To weigh vehicles in motion, SiWIM® Bridge weigh-in-motion system uses instrumented existing bridges or culverts in the road network.

In general, strains are measured on the main longitudinal members of the bridge to provide records describing the behaviour of the structure under the moving vehicle load.

History

1976

Establishment of Elektronika Brozovič, Cestel’s precursor

The first traffic counters were introduced in Slovenia. Business operations included installation of traffic counters, maintenance and data processing, servicing and calibration of static scales.

1992

Cestel d.o.o.

Reorganization of Elektronika Brozovič to Cestel d.o.o.

1997

Contract for heavy vehicles control with road directorate of Slovenia

Establishment of regular control over overweight vehicles.

1999

Start of SiWIM development

In cooporation with the Slovenian national building and civil engineering institute.

2000

SiWIM Mkl

The first commercially available bridge weigh-in-motion system.

2002

SiWIM Mkll

Addition of cameras, online application, remote access to the system etc.

2004

Exceptional transport control

2009

SiWIM Mklll

Upgraded computer, addition of external router, digital axle detection etc.

2020

SiWIM MklV

Standardization of the system and acquisition of international certificates, new weighing sensors and many technical improvements.

2022

30th anniversary of the company

More than 5000 measurements

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