Impacts from truck traffic on road infrastructure

This article explores the impact of heavy vehicles in terms of the impact on road pavements (rutting and asphalt pavement wear) and structures. It concludes that the future challenge is reconciling the optimisation of road freight transport with an optimised road facility management strategy.

  • Information sheet

    • Date: 2013
    • Author(s): SCHMIDT Franziska / GLAESER Klaus-Peter / HORNYCH Pierre / PIAU Jean-Michel / JACOB Bernard
    • Domain(s): Urban Mobility / Freight Transport
    • Type: Routes/Roads 358 - Article
    • PIARC Ref.: RR358-074
    • Number of pages: 10
  • This article has been published in the Routes/Roads magazine

    N° 358

    2e trimestre 2013 / Avril

    Transport de marchandises

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