Publications Routes / Roads Planning

This page lists Routes/Roads articles of the World Road Association in the field of planning. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • 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. [...]

  • 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.

  • "Road design and road construction" Prize

    "Road design and road construction" Prize

  • Introduction to the XXIVth World Road Congress

    Introduction to the XXIVth World Road Congress


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