Road Tunnel Operations Management and Safety
Chongqing (P.R. of China), 18-20 October 2006
This International Seminar on Road Tunnel Operations Management and Safety was sponsored by PIARC (C3.3) and TESC and hosted by Chongqing Communications Research and Design Institute.
Proceedings (Chinese and English)
Expressway development in China (Zhang Baosheng)
C3.3 presentation (Liu Wei)
PIARC presentation (D. Lacroix)
Session 1 - Safety standards for road tunnels
EU directive and implementation in Germany (J. Krieger)
USA NFPA 502 and comparison with other standards (A. Bendelius)
Session 2 - Reducing the cost of road tunnel operation
Session 3 - Disaster prevention and ventilation control in very long 2 tubes tunnels
Ventilation of very long tunnels in Europe (B. Falconnat + F. Walet)
Session 4 - Evaluation and upgrading of safety in existing tunnels
Risk analysis and implementation in Austria (R. Hoerhan)
Study on assesment of fire damage in tunnel structure (Zhou Ren-Qiang)
Experience from upgrading safety of existing tunnels (B. Falconnat + F. Walet)
Session 5 - Tunnel management and safety improvement
Conclusions (M. Romana)
Call for papers
Technical papers related to the topics listed here were invited for presentation at the seminar and publication all around the world and in China.
- Operations management and disaster prevention for road tunnels.
- Ventilation of long road tunnels.
- Durability and reliability of tunnel operational equipment.
- Fire in tunnels.
- Methods of improving safety in existing tunnels.