The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 120 governments and has members--individuals, companies, authorities and organizations--in over 140 countries.



Call for Proposals - Development of an International Climate Change Adaptation Framework for Road Infrastructure

The World Road Association is launching a call for proposal for the development of a framework to address climate change adaptation that will set out a process for practical use by road assets owners and managers.

XXVth World Road Congress - The call for papers is open!

World Road Congress - Seoul 2014 - World Road Association

Contribute to the XXVth World Road Congress, by submitting a paper on topics selected by the World Road Association (PIARC) and win one of the eight PIARC Prizes!

XIVth International Winter Road Congress

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A large success for the XIVth International Winter Road Congress held in the Principality of Andorra, with over 1500 participants to the Congress and 3000 visitors to the Exhibition coming from 48 countries.

The congress was opened on Tuesday February 4th by Andorra's head of government Antoni Marti Petit, the Mayor of Andorra la Vella Rosa Ferrer and PIARC President Oscar de Buen, while the Ministry of Economy and Territories Jordi Alcobé inaugurated the4500 square meters of the exhibition area.

Road Network Operations Manual and ITS

Road Network Operations Manual and ITS - World Road Association

Technical Committee 2.1 has been assigned, among others, the task to revamp the electronic version of the Road Network Operations Manual and the Manual on Intelligent Transport Systems.

Road Safety Manual

Road Safety Manual - World Road Association

The World Road Association has recently entrusted the ARRB Group (Australia) with the task to produce the contents of the second edition of the PIARC Road Safety Manual.

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