Publications Routes/Roads Road pavements

This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of road pavements. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • Analytical design of thin surfaced asphalt pavements in Germany

    This article presents a new mechanistic-empirical design approach for thin asphalt layer pavements. The design approach was developed by focusing on limiting the main sources of rutting of unbound granular pavements.

  • Taking decisions in the rehabilitation of flexible pavements based on non-destructive measurements

    The present paper outlines a proposal that allows to develop an intervention approach with regard to the rehabilitation of the pavement, as well as the determination of the thicknesses of reinforcement, based on the deflection bowl parameters.

  • New pavement types reduce rolling resistance

    This article describes how the implementation of a new asphalt pavement type reducing the rolling resistance enabled the reduction in CO 2 emissions in Denmark.

  • Nanotechnology solutions for road infrastructure

    Nanotechnology has been a rich field of research that has already brought to reality interesting new performances for different disciplines including road technology and construction materials, thereby leading to new levels of performances [...]

  • Quebec gives its full support to cycling!

    The province of Quebec's population of nearly 8 million is concentrated in the Saint-Laurent Valley. Quebec residents must contend with harsh winter conditions that heavily limit bicyclists' activity. Yet despite this constraint, a cycling culture has been ingrained throughout the province unlike any other in North America. Over half of all adult Quebecois ride bikes, with more than a third getting out to pedal at least once a week. The number of cyclists using their bikes for transportation in [...]


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