Publications Routes/Roads Risk management
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of risk management. These publications are classified chronologically.
Resilience of Road Network: A Preventive Approach to Bridge Seismic Retrofitting to Reduce Macro-Economic Impacts
Transport infrastructure networks are essential to ensure the economic development of nations and to improve the quality of life of citizens. For this reason, the focus on proper management of these systems has been increasing over the last 50 years. Since the end of the 90’s, an intense research and dissemination activity has been developed, aimed at encouraging and promoting the implementation of Asset Management (AM) principles in road organizations. The launch of the 55000 series ISO Standards [...]
The City of Toronto Flood Resilience Strategy
The City of Toronto, Canada and its metropolitan area is home to over 6 million people and is the largest City in Canada and the fourth largest city in North America. Toronto is somewhat surrounded by the Great Lakes which strongly influence the local climate which can cause significant rain events resulting in Flooding.
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.
Improving Road Safety and Heavy Vehicle Operation on the South Eastern Freeway through engagement with industry stakeholders and the community
This paper discusses how engaging differently with industry stakeholders and the broader community in the development, prioritisation, scoping and implementation of a suite of road safety initiates ranging from driver education and training, heavy vehicle maintenance and operation and road safety infrastructure in order to answer more effectively and transparently to industry and public concern.
Management of High Floods on Dorneşti Bridge
This paper presents the Emergency Situation Management of High Floods in 2010 on Dorneşti Bridge, Suceava, Romania.
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