Sustainable Maintenance of Rural Roads

Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), 10-12 March 2011

This PIARC international seminar is organized by the Bolivian Administration of Roads (ABC) and the World Road Association Technical Committee A4 Road Systems and Accessibility to Rural Areas with the support of the Roads Directors Council of Iberia and Ibero-America (DIRCAIBEA).

The main topics of the seminar are:

  • Bolivia's experience in road policy and road management (policies, coordination);
  • Best practice in the development and sustainability of rural roads (context of decisions, planning);
  • Framework and pre-requisites for implementation of maintenance (planning, funding, organization, maintenance contracts);
  • Community participation in rural roads maintenance;
  • Sustainable rural roads: future prospects;


The official language of the seminar will be Spanish with simultaneous translation into English.

Sustainable Maintenance of Rural Roads seminar preparatory document

Seminar proceedings (Spanish / English)

Inaugural function :

  • Inaugural address by the Minister of Public Works and Housing Services, Ing. Walter Delgadillo;
  • Address by Representative of PIARC, Carolina Theolin-Palmell;
  • Address by Secretary of the TC A.4 Rural Road Network and Rural Areas Accesbilidad to PIARC, Ing. Enrique Leon de la Barra;
 

Thursday March 10 2011

PROVIAL - Road Maintenance with the Micro Core Road Network in Bolivia
Ing. Erick de las Heras, Road Maintenance Manager at ABC.

Spanish

Road Network Department Santa Cruz
Ing. Luis Alberto Castro, Minister of Public Works of the Government of Santa Cruz.

Spanish

"Mexico: road to a better life"
Ing. Eduardo Abraham Cadena Sánchez, Director General of Rural Roads and secondary Roads of the Ministry of Communications and Transport, Nationwide in Mexico.

 Spanish / English

Maintenance of roads neighbourhood in the Republic of Paraguay
Ing. Nelson Rivet, Paraguay.

Spanish

Maintenance of bridges
Ing. Jack Lopez, Professor at the University of Peru.

 Spanish WORD / Spanish PPT

Maintenance of rural roads with pavement UNICAPA
Marcelo Alfaro, Bolivian Institute of Cement and Concrete (IBCH).

 Spanish / English

"Dimensions of the ecosystem approach to the implementation of infrastructure development"
Gonzalo Omar Zambrana Avila, Board Member of the Bolivian Highway Administrator.

 

Ending Day 1

Friday March 11 2011

Integrated planning of rural accessibility: a tool for local development
Maria Teresa Gutiérrez, International Labour Organization (ILO).

Spanish

Gender relations in road maintenance works: the experience of the andean countries
Maria Teresa Gutiérrez, International Labour Organization (ILO).

Spanish

Public consultation on the road construction process of bolivia
Máximo Liberman, Docente Universidad Mayor de San Andres La Paz.

Spanish

Socio-economic impact through access to rural sustainability (INDIA)
Prabha Kant Katare, Minister of Rural Development INDIA.

Spanish / English

Use of chloride to preserve unpaved roads in CHILE
Ing. Mario Anguita Medel, Maintenance Assistant, Department of Roads of CHILE, Ing. Osvaldo Aguayo Zamora, Chief of Roads Basic program, Department of Roads of CHILE.

Spanish / English

Surface treatment by irrigation with gravel
Paez Dueñas Antonio, REPSOL (Spain), Rodriguez Acosta José Roberto, REPSOL (Peru).

Spanish

Technology of asphalt on pavement economic
Ing. Iván Chávez Roldán, Technical Manager CARLOS AMOROS HECK SA General Contractors.

Spanish

Primer for enhanced formation of layers of rural roads
Oscar Baldivieso, FONPLATA.

Spanish

Layers of protection to preserve inpaved asphalt roads in chile
Ing. Mario Anguita Medel, Maintenance Assistant, Department of Roads of CHILE, Ing. Osvaldo Aguayo Zamora, Chief of Roads Basic program, Department of Roads of CHILE.

Spanish / English

Bituminous slurry for layers of rural road race
Paez Dueñas Antonio, REPSOL (Espagne), Rodriguez Acosta José Roberto, REPSOL (Pérou).

Spanish

Conclusions

Words of farewell

Coctails

Saturday March 12 2011

Technical Visit : Visit to the workplace of a small business and learn of their experiences

Visit to the workplace of a small business and learn of their experiences

The Seminar

Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC
Seminar Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 2011, World Road Association - PIARC