D.5 Road Tunnel Operations

The successful past work of the Association in the area of road tunnel operations will be built upon by Technical Committee D.5 (Road Tunnel Operations). It will study how sustainable road tunnel operations can be ensured, develop an improved understanding of safety management in the light of accidents and fires, and expand study of underground road networks.Much of the work will be incorporated into an updated Road Tunnels Manual. (Extract from the Strategic Plan)

Issues

  • D.5.1 Road Tunnels Manual
  • D.5.2 Sustainable road tunnel operations
  • D.5.3 Integrated road tunnel safety
  • D.5.4 Large underground and interconnected infrastructure
  • D.5.5 Persons with reduced mobility in the tunnel environment
  • D.5.6 Road tunnel emissions

Chair and Secretariat

  • Chair: Marc TESSON (France)
  • English-speaking Secretary: Gary CLARK (United Kingdom)
  • French-speaking Secretary: Jean-Claude MARTIN (France)
  • Spanish-speaking Secretary: Rafael LOPEZ GUARGA (Spain)

PIARC recommendations for taking into account the objectives of Directive 2008/96/EC on road infrastructure safety management, in the context of road tunnels, when implementing Directive 2004/54/EC on minimum safety requirements for tunnels in the trans-European road network: click here!

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