Improving the resilience of the United Kingdom's road network to the impact of severe winter weather

Climate change is often manifested by extreme weather events. Three harsh winters with heavy snowfall struck the United Kingdom between 2008 and 2011, causing major disturbances to road traffic and the replenishment of road salt supplies. Yet adversity does produce positive effects and can lead to improving organization and practices; this is the kind of feedback being proposed by our British colleague.

  • Information sheet

    • Date: 2014
    • Author(s): LUGG Matthew
    • Domain(s): Winter Service
    • Type: RR361-046-Features
    • PIARC Ref.: RR361-046
    • Number of pages: 6
  • This article has been published in the Routes/Roads magazine

    N° 361

    1er trimestre 2014 / Janvier

    Congrès de la Viabilité hivernale

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