Publications Routes/Road Road assets management
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of road assets management. These publications are classified chronologically.
Requirements for the Education of Road Asset Managers - A PIARC Approach*
Asset Management is a relatively new discipline. It was only established at the beginning of this century. However, the foundations were laid as early as the 1980s and 1990s. They were the result of the efforts of experts from several countries and disciplines to develop a common concept and language with the aim of supporting organizations to creating value from the available asset.
Multi-Objective Approaches to Cross-Asset Resource Allocation in Transportation Asset Management
A framework/methodology for performing trade-off analysis among competing infrastructure asset classes, which reflects both technical best practices and need of road organizations, was developed in the study illustrated in this article.
Development of Advanced Asset Management Systems for Japanese Expressways
As at the end of 2018, the total length of the Japanese motorway network had reached approx. 9,500 km, with most road segments being operated and maintained by Nippon Expressway Companies (NEXCOs), which are divided into the country's Eastern, Central and Western regions. More than 60 years after inauguration of Japan's network first section (Meishin Expressway), today's pressing problem is how to maintain/rehabilitate such aging road infrastructure. This article describes Japanese innovative methods [...]
A comparative study of sustainability tools to assess an asphalt road pavement's life cycle
This article shows why road authorities and contractors have an interest in quantifying GHG emissions and energy consumption to make sustainable choices for road 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.