Publications Routes/Roads policies

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

  • Pilot project to quantifying social benefits of road rehabilitation for project prioritization

    This article describes the Finnish Overseas Consultants (Finnoc) method for quantifying socio-economic benefits for the rehabilitation of roads.

  • Maintenance of the strategic road network in England

    This article discusses the principal challenges and the opportunities arising for implementation of asset management to ensure a sustainable and serviceable high quality asset and customer experience.

  • Direct and indirect effects of Korea's expressways (1970-2010)

    This article describes how the expansion of the expressway between Seoul and Busan and makes possible for significant changes in South Korean economy since its construction in 1970.

  • 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. [...]

  • The 1920's as Mexico's road modernization decade

    Railroad technological progress and development in Mexico, under President Porfirio Díaz, was astonishing at the start of the 20 th century; this was in sharp contrast to the deplorable state of the road network. Diaz's policies, exacerbated by the civil war in Mexico(the Revolution war which ran from 1911 to 1921), led to a very poor quality of roads across Mexico.

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