Management of Winter Service in an Extreme Continental Climate Country

This international seminar is organized jointly by PIARC Technical Committee B.5 « Winter maintenance » and the Ministry of Road, Transportation, Construction and Urban Development of Mongolia.

 
Topics of the seminar are:

  • Level of service for winter maintenance;
  • Solutions for snow drift;
  • Winter maintenance on gravel roads (snow removal, sand);
  • Grain size (salt, sand) and heated sand;
  • Heavy traffic management when snowy;
  • Equipment vehicles (chains, studs).

Preparatory Documents for the PIARC International Seminar "Winter Service"

Proceedings of International Seminar

Opening Ceremony:

  • Welcome speech from Ministry of Roads, Transport, Construction and Urban Development, Mr.Battulga;
  • Welcome speech from department of roads, Mr.Enkhtor;
  • Welcome speech from PIARC by Ms.Gudrun Oberg, chair TC B5 Winter Service.
 

SEMINAR PROGRAMME 6-8 April 2011
"Management of Winter service in an extreme continental climate country"

 First day of the Seminar (6th April)

Hour

Activity and Presenter

09.00-09.30

Registration of participants

09.30 -10.30

Opening Ceremony

  • Welcome speech from Ministry of Roads, Transport, Construction and Urban Development, Mr.Battulga;
  • Welcome speech from department of roads, Mr.Enkhtor;
  • Welcome speech from PIARC by Ms.Gudrun Oberg, chair TC B5 Winter Service.

10.30-11.30

Presentation of the PIARC Technical Committee B5 Winter Service Strategic issues

Chairing of the session: Mr.Tadayuki Tazaki, former chair of PIARC TC B5 and Mrs.Gudrun Oberg, chair of PIARC TC B5

10.30-10.45

General presentation of the introductory report
Mrs.Gudrun Oberg, Sweden

10.45-11.00

Communication with road users
Mr.Kuno Mannik, Estonia

11.00-11.15

Snow and Ice Control Data book Edition 2010
Mr.Didier Giloppe, France

11.15-11.30

Sharing Knowledge Québec/Hrádec Kralové
Ms.Gudrun Oberg, Sweden

11.30-12.00

Coffe Break

12.00-13.00

Session 1 - Experiences from the winter maintenance local experience

Chairing of the session : Mr.Enkhtor and Mr.Kuno Mannik TC B5, Estonia

12.00 - 12.15

Winter maintenance in Mongolia
Mr.Enkhtor, Mongolia

12.15 -12.30

Winter maintenance in Russia "Winter maintenance of roads - one of the most important directions in the activities of road engineers in the Commonwealth of Independent States" (en russe et en anglais)
Mr.Buri Karimov, Russia

12.30 - 12.45

Winter maintenance in China
Mr.Chen Xiao Guang, China

12.45-13.00

Winter maintenance in Slovak
Mr.Zilina, Slovak

13.00-14.30

Lunch

14.30-16.05

Session 2 - Experiences from the winter maintenance local experience

Chairing of the session : Mr.Onon and Mr.Vidar Engmo, TC B5 , Norway

14.30-14.45

Winter Snow Removal Operations on IMAR Expressway
Mr.Wang Zhiyuan, Inner Mongolia University

14.45-15.00

Winter maintenance in Poland
Mr.Aleksandra Cybulska and Mr. Tomasz Pyszczek, Poland

15.00 -15.15

Lessons from the Experiences in the 2011 Winter Season in Japan
Mr.Tadayuki Tazaki, Japan

15.15-15.30

Level of service for winter service
Mr.Didier Giloppe, France

15.30-15.50

Effects of Climate Change on the Winter Road Environment in Hokkaido
Mr.Fumihiro Hara, Japan

15.50-16.05

Development and Application of Snowplows in Xinjiang and Their Placements in Winter (tentative)
Mr.Liu Jian, XinJiang

 

Questions and Answers

16.05-16.30

Coffee break

16.30-17.30

Session 3 - Technology, materials and mechanization in the winter maintenance and particular measures for difficult climates

Chairing of the session: Mr.Gantomor and Mr.Fumihiro Hara TC B5, Japan

16.30 – 16.50

The materials use for winter viability, Grain size (salt, sand) Heated sand
Mr.Vidar Engmo, Norway

16.50-17.10

Winter maintenance equipment and snow removal techniques
Mr.Koji Katano, Japan

17.10-17.30

Solutions for Snow drift
Mr.Masaru Matsuzawa, Japan

 

Questions and Answers

18.00-21.00

Mongolian culture ceremony and Welcome dinner
Organizers

Second day of the Seminar (7th April)

Hour

Activity and Presenter

09.00-11.00

Session 4 - Organization, Research and new technology solution in the winter maintenance

Chairing of the session: Mr.Batsuri and Mr.Masaru Matsuzawa TC B5, Japan

09.00-9.20

The link with weather information to road users
Mr.Kuno Mannik
, Estonia

09.20-9.40

Characteristics of Winter Traffic Accidents in the Northernmost Island of Japan, Hokkaido
Mr.Motoki Asano, Japan

09.40-10.00

How to take care of traffic safety under difficult winter condition, specially concerning roads at high altitude
Mr.Vidar Engmo
, Norway

10.00-10.20

Frost Protection of Road in Hokkaido
Mr.Masayuki Kumagai, Japan

10.20-10.40

Winter Road Management Using Friction Testing
Mr.Naoto Takahashi, Japan

10.40-11.00

Design of roads to prevent severe problem under winter condition
Mr.Vidar Engmo
, Norway

 

Questions and Answers

10:30

Coffe Break

11.40-13.00

Round table-Final discussion

13.00-14.30

Lunch

15.00-17.00

Meeting point-Special guests with Ministry of Road, Transportation, Construction and Urban Development and Director of Roads Department

Third day of the Seminar (8th April)

09.00-09.30

Refreshments

Technical Visit

09.30-18.00

Departure to 13th Century National Park and Chinggis Khaan statue
Organizers

Slideshow of the PIARC International Seminar in Ulaanbaatar

Presentation film of Mongolia for the PIARC International Seminar "Winter Service" Ulaanbaatar

The Seminar

International Seminar Viabilité hivernale Ulaanbaatar City Mongolia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC