Publications Routes/Roads Winter Service

This page lists publications (Routes/Roads articles, Congresses proceedings) of PIARC in the field of winter service. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • Environmental impact of practices and storage protocols relative to deicing agents

    The scope of this study is to learn more about the impact of storing sodium chloride-type deicing agents on the natural environment while assessing the environmental impact of the most recent "best practices" (e.g. management mode, investment) in an effort to minimize the loss of deicing agents. The conclusions seek to set forth practical and quantitative guidelines to managing such sites more optimally. The data generated as part of this study may thus help guide, prioritize and justify future [...]

  • Can we trust the road sensors for winter service?

    This article describes a 5-year collaborative Nordic project was launched by NordFoU in 2014, under the title ROad STate MOnitoring System (ROSTMOS), with representatives and experts from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and partly Finland to map and implement the challenges faced by Nordic road authorities when using sensors.

  • Civil protection planning and actions for managing hazards due to snowfall and frost

    This article describes the planning and actions of the different parties involved in emergency situations in order to ensure a better coordination and response to emergency.

  • The winter model - Socio-economic cost calculations for the future

    This paper makes a theoretical analysis on the effects from climate change on the winter maintenance and socio-economical costs.

  • Proceedings of the XIVth International Winter Road Congress -Andorra

    This DVD presents the Congress proceedings. It contains: information on organizing the Congress and the exhibition, the Congress program: the technical program and the program for accompanying persons; individual papers and the visual aids for the oral presentations; transcription of the opening ceremony, Ministers' session and closing session; the general report; list of participants; the four Congress journals; a selection of photos taken during the event.


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