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  • The use of monetised values for socio-environmental impacts of road projects

    This report presents the current practice of monetising socio/environmental impacts in road project appraisal methodologies. It presents: a synthesis of the responses from 13 countries to an international survey; an overview of the HEATCO study on road project appraisal techniques across 25 countries [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 107
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R19EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-219-9
  • Anticipating the impact of climate change on road earthworks

    Climate change and its consequences are one of the main preoccupations of the beginning of the 21 st century. The first part of the report presents, as an example, regional scenarios of the climate evolution for Quebec and Switzerland. The second part focuses on water: lack or excess of water and its [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 69
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R12EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-212-1
  • Evaluating the performance of automated pavement cracking measurement equipment

    Crack type, severity and extent are among the most important data used to identify maintenance and repair actions. The use of automated crack measurement systems is increasing although performance tests of these devices are only conducted infrequently, and these are very often incomplete and non-uniform. [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 59
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R14EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-214-8
  • Review of the growth and development of recycling in pavement construction

    This report presents an overview of the use of recycling techniques in pavement construction in many countries. It highlights the barriers to recycling and describes systems and approaches that assist in overcoming these barriers. The incentives that are discussed are related to client awareness, [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 203
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R05EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-205-9
  • Road tunnels: a guide to optimising the air quality impact upon the environment

    Air quality has become a topic of concern in the planning, design and operation process of road tunnels. This is a state-of-the-art report on the knowledge and regulations in the field of road traffic impact on air quality. It also provides a detailed description of air quality optimization at tunnel [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 179
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R04EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-204-0
  • Promoting optimal use of local materials

    This document aims to: • identify the progress made over the last decade with respect to soil and/or rock treatments in the area of road earthworks, and more specifically since the publication of PIARC's 1997 report: "Equipment and Methods Specific to Soil Treatment Work"; • look at developments [...]

    • Date : 2007
    • Pages : 83
    • PIARC Ref. : 2007R09EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-196-6
  • CD-ROUTE

    Minimum Equipment Required CD-ROUTE can be used on PC (386 at least, Windows 3.1, 95 & NT) and Macintosh® (68020 at least), Power Mac®, Mac OS version 7. Minimum equipment required: 16 Mo RAM, a hard disk and a 14'' colour screen (256 colours or more). The program is very easy to install. [...]

    • Date : 2000
    • PIARC Ref. : CD-ROUTEEN
  • How to apply the concepts of sustainable development to transport?

    This report has been produced by Technical Committee C2.1. Sustainable Development and Road Transport and provides an analysis of "How to apply the concepts of Sustainable Development to Transport?" from the approaches implemented in a few cases - either policies, programmes or projects. These cases [...]

    • Date : 2007
    • Pages : 127
    • PIARC Ref. : 2007R08EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-198-2
  • Modelling Road Deterioration and Works Effects in HDM-4

    This document is the sixth volume in the series of seven volumes of HDM-4 documentation. It gives a detailed description of the road deterioration and works effects (RDWE) models currently in HDM-4 and provides some background to their development, particularly from HDM-III to HDM-4. Also included are [...]

    • Date : 2004
    • Pages : 296
    • PIARC Ref. : HDM4-Volume6EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-103-6
  • Modelling Road User and Environmental Effects in HDM-4

    This document is the seventh volume in the series of seven volumes of HDM-4 documentation. It covers modelling road user and environmental effects (RUEE). The report presents an overview of how they are introduced in studies and describes representative vehicles. The second section deals with road [...]

    • Date : 2004
    • Pages : 412
    • PIARC Ref. : HDM4-Volume7EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-103-6
  • Impacts of road construction and maintenance activities on road users and the adjacent land use

    This technical report synthesizes information on techniques to reduce the impact of road construction, rehabilitation and maintenance activities on road users (driving public and construction workers) and the adjacent land use (homeowners, businesses, etc.). The study included a survey to collect [...]

    • Date : 2007
    • Pages : 133
    • PIARC Ref. : 2007R05EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-194-X
  • Survey of focused funding of environmental mitigation

    Concerns about environmental quality, social equity and economic vitality have converged to produce a growing interest in the concept of sustainable development. Efforts are being made all over the world to increase the sustainability of development patterns and road transport. In countries throughout [...]

    • Date : 2007
    • Pages : 35
    • PIARC Ref. : 2007R03EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-191-5
  • Social and environmental approaches to sustainable transport infrastructures

    Based on a survey performed in different countries facing various economic development contexts and on case studies, this report studies: how is sustainable development dealt with in politics, planning, strategy and operation; what are the methods, targets and criteria used to assess sustainability; [...]

    • Date : 2007
    • Pages : 124
    • PIARC Ref. : 2007R01EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-190-7
  • A Fact Finding Review of Performance Specifications in 2002

    This document is an awareness-raising review of the current state of the art for performance specifications. It provides insight into three important areas of performance specification and presents the responses to an international questionnaire on the subject. The three important areas of discussion [...]

    • Date : 2003
    • Pages : 48
    • PIARC Ref. : 78.01.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-152-4
  • Achieving and Maintaining the Evenness of Concrete Pavements

    Whereas concrete pavements have well-known advantages (long life, resistance to permanent deformations, etc.) over flexible pavements, the main disadvantages often mentioned are a certain lack of comfort as a result of neglected surface evenness, and a high level of rolling noise. Developments in construction [...]

    • Date : 1991
    • Pages : 48
    • PIARC Ref. : 07.03.BEN
  • Airfield Pavements

    This document presents the proceedings of a Workshop organized in Montreal in September 1995 by the PIARC Technical Committees on Surface Characteristics (C1), Concrete Roads (C7) and Flexible Roads (C8). The proceedings include future demands on airfield pavements, show similarities and differences [...]

    • Date : 1996
    • Pages : 344
    • PIARC Ref. : 07.07.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-042-0
  • Automated Pavement Cracking Assessment Equipment - State of the Art

    The type, scope (length) and severity (opening) of cracks in the pavement are essential for road network managers. This information is used to qualify the condition of the pavement and identify the source of surface deterioration. Despite the fact that many highway companies and authorities have invested [...]

    • Date : 2003
    • Pages : 80
    • PIARC Ref. : 01.08.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-156-7
  • Bituminous Materials with a High Resistance to Flow Rutting

    After recalling the mechanisms of rutting, this publication identifies the main parameters affecting resistance to rutting in bituminous materials, presents the methods of characterizing this resistance, the methods of calculating rut depth and the practical mix design methods aimed in particular at [...]

    • Date : 1995
    • Pages : 160
    • PIARC Ref. : 08.03.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-028-5
  • CD-7802 - Pavement Recycling (Guidelines)

    This document, realised by the PIARC Technical Committee on Road Pavements (C7/8), is avaible only on CD-ROM. It contains three different guidelines: cold in place recycling of pavements with cement, cold in place recycling of pavements with bitumen emulsion or foamed bitumen, and hot mix [...]

    • Date : 2003
    • Pages : 160
    • PIARC Ref. : 78.02.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-153-2
  • Choice of Materials and Design of Flexible Pavements for Severe Traffic and Climates

    The rapid development of traffic, in particular commercial vehicles (CVs) within the last ten years, the development of the design of commercial vehicles and the variations in climate due to disturbances in the atmosphere have led to increased pavement damage. These changes have led to reviews of flexible [...]

    • Date : 2000
    • Pages : 196
    • PIARC Ref. : 08.06.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-115-X
  • Combating Concrete Pavement Slab Pumping - State-of-the-art and Recommendations

    The purpose of this document drafted by the PIARC Technical Committee on Concrete Roads is to provide advice to designers and managers of pavements in service. This will allow a significant increase of concrete pavement service life by controlling the changes in concrete surfacing support conditions [...]

    • Date : 1986
    • Pages : 116
    • PIARC Ref. : 07.01.BEN
  • Concrete Roads - Practical Guidelines for Technology Transfer

    This report was drafted by the PIARC Technical Committee on Concrete Roads in close co-operation with the PIARC Technical Committee on Roads in Developing Regions. It clarifies the main points of the concrete road technique and is intended for various categories of people concerned with pavement [...]

    • Date : 1987
    • Pages : 116
    • PIARC Ref. : 07.02.BEN
  • Containment Devices on Road Bridges

    Drafted by the PIARC Technical Committee on Road Bridges, this report deals with the study of equipment on the outer side of road bridges, i.e. located between the carriageway and the free edge, whose function is to ensure safety of users and frontagers. The report has used the replies to a survey [...]

    • Date : 1991
    • Pages : 100
    • PIARC Ref. : 11.01.BEN

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