Publications Routes/Roads Road tunnel operations

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

  • Alternative Fuels and the Future of Road Tunnels and Road Tunnel Design

    This article explores changes that will result from the use of alternative fuels in road tunnels (and potential consequences regarding events occurring in road tunnels).

  • Safety Impact of the Physical and Fluid-Dynamic Lengths of a Tunnel

    This article focusses on the safety impact of partially open sections, built just before or after the "physical tunnel" . The article provides some scenarios to which the calculation method can be applied.

  • LED Lighting in ASFINAG Road Tunnels

    The article explains the current standing of LED technology, in addition to the pros and cons of these lighting systems. Furthermore, the article aims to show the influence of better quality lighting systems on drivers. Therefore, it presents information of real-life field tests in tunnels with different lighting systems.

  • Provision for Persons with Reduced Mobility during a Tunnel Incident

    This article incorporates research and analysis, regarding adjustments to design and operational processes that member countries have adopted in response to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Charter), and their individual National legislation.

  • Coastal highway route E39 in Norway

    This presentation provides an overview of our new Coastal Highway Route E39 Project. It is planned to replace seven different ferry connections with pioneering designs and constructions: suspension bridges, cable-stayed bridges, floating bridges, submerged floating tube bridges or a combination of these bridge types.

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