Publications Routes/Roads Project management
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of project management. These publications are classified chronologically.
Road Works, an Opportunity to Create the Future While Improving the Present
Many events have been unfolding around the world in short period of time, with diverse and interrelated consequences in practically all areas of social and economic life of countries. COVID-19 impacts on road and transport sector are extensively described in numerous PIARC webinars since March 2020 as well as in PIARC report 2020BN03ES  and despite issues faced, overwhelmingly road networks have performed well due to their capillarity, resilience and professionalism of their staff and managers. [...]
XXVI World Road Congress – Abu Dhabi, October 2019 Connecting Cultures, Enabling Economies - General Report
The General Report of the XXVI World Road Congress has been prepared by GHD under contract with the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. It has not been possible to include the conclusions of all sessions in this report. They will be available from PIARC’s website.
The first Latvian national road network (1918-1938)
The 20 th century is particularly significant in Latvian history. During this period, unquestionable progress was made in the development of society. Major transformations took place in various fields. Initially it was a fight for survival, intertwined with an effort to preserve the Latvian nation as a community, as well as its culture. The three most significant dates of the 20 th century for Latvia were 1918, 1940 and 1991, marking the creation, destruction and renewal of an independent state. [...]
Preliminary feasibility study for road projects incorporating balanced regional development
This article presents the preliminary feasibility study (PFS), introduced in 1999 in Korea. PFS has induced informed decision in the budget allocation, enhancing efficiency of fiscal management by checking starts of unnecessary projects at their early stages. Due to its successful implementation, the PFS has been expanded to appraisals for local government projects and non-infrastructure programs, such as R & D and social programs, leading to improved public inquiry process.
Introductory article: new developments in the evaluation of road projects
The papers in this volume give a good insight of the broad range of tasks to be addressed by the scientific community and the responsible persons in charge in the road administrations.
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