International Road Federation

The International Road Federation is a global not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Washington, DC since 1948 and supported by regional offices throughout the world. The IRF serves a network of public and private sector members in more than 70 countries by providing world-class knowledge resources, advocacy services, and continuing education programs which together offer a global marketplace for best practices and industry solutions.

Find out more today.

Congresses & Conferences

1st IRF Mesoamerica Regional Congress

Mexico City, Mexico
Sep 11 – 13, 2018

European Road Conference

Dubrovnik, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
Oct 22 – 24, 2018

IRF Global R2T Conference

Las Vegas, USA
Nov 7 – 9, 2018

Executive Seminars

Safer Roads by Design: Engineering Solutions

Alexandria, USA
Aug 27 – 31, 2018

Performance-Based Contracts Executive Seminar

Orlando, USA
Oct 21 – 31, 2018

Safer Roads by Design: Engineering Solutions

Alexandria, USA
Dec 10 – 14, 2018

Workshops and Certified Training

PPPs in the Road Sector (APMG Certified)

Amsterdam, NL
Jun 18 – 22, 2018

Roadside/Median Safety & Workzone Safety Workshop

Alexandria, USA
Jul 9 – 12, 2018

PPPs in the Road Sector (APMG Certified)

Orlando, USA
Sep 17 – 21, 2018

Managing Road Infrastructure Assets

Alexandria, USA
Oct 23 – 26, 2018

Latest News

70th IRF Global General Assembly June 3, 2018 - Against a backdrop of fast-paced change and innovation within our industry, IRF Global has continued to expand our programs and ... Read More

Caribbean Leaders Chart Course Towards Safe & Resilient Roads May 27, 2018 - Now in its seventh edition, IRF’s flagship event confirmed its status as an essential gathering point for the region’s top ... Read More

In Memoriam Manfred Swarovski: IRF Salutes Visionary Industry Leader May 15, 2018 - In Memoriam Manfred Swarovski: IRF Salutes Visionary Industry Leader

IRF Presents 2018 Global Road Safety Award to Highways England May 11, 2018 - Highways England has received IRF's prestigious annual safety accolade - known as the 'Find a Way' award

Industry News

Transforming Taiwan’s toll roads: an interview with FETC’s Douglas Hsu and YC Chang - Taiwan was the first country in the world to shift all 926 kilometres of its freeways from flat-rate tolling to ... Read More
3M to Support United Nations Road Safety Initiative - 3M has pledged support as a founding donor to a newly established United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund.
The Road Zipper has eliminated head-on collisions on the Golden Gate Bridge - Since the Road Zipper movable barrier system was installed on the Golden Gate Bridge in 2015, there have been no ... Read More
Top Royal business award for Road Safety Support International - IRF Member Road Safety Support International (RSSi) today received a prestigious Royal business award in recognition of the company’s efforts ... Read More
5th International Conference on Road and Rail Infrastructure (CETRA 2018) - Held in Zadar (Croatia) on May 17-19, 2018, CETRA 2018 aims to provide a forum for dialogue on important issues ... Read More

More industry news