Publication sheet

Impacts from truck traffic on road infrastructure

  • Date : 2013
  • Author(s) : GLAESER Klaus-Peter / HORNYCH Pierre / JACOB Bernard / PIAU Jean-Michel / SCHMIDT Franziska
  • Domain(s) : Urban Mobility / Freight Transport
  • PIARC Ref. : RR358-074
  • Number of pages : 10

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.

This article has been published in the Routes/Roads magazine

N° 358

Transport de marchandises

2e trimestre 2013 / Avril

Bilingual French / English
Impacts from truck traffic on road infrastructure
Impacts des poids lourds sur les infrastructures

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