Qualitative measurement to quantify stripping on loose mix is still carried out based on visual inspection using the naked eye.

The International Road Federation has announced today the winners of the 2016 IRF Global Road Achievement Awards at a special ceremony held during the 2nd IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition.

Researcher Profile Ayaka Ishii IRF: What was the key rationale behind your research? Ayaka: The embedded expansion joints are used for short span of prestressed concrete brides. However, these embedded expansion joints using the guss asphalt have a durability problem because of damage occurring over a few years after repair. We made test structures of embedded expansion joint...

The Road Zipper System® from Lindsay Transportation Solutions is a moveable barrier technology for managed lanes and construction applications.

Y.B. Dato' Sri Haji Fadillah Haji Yusof, Minister of Works and one of the chief architects behind Malaysia's spectacular highway investment program has been nominated to receive the International Road Federation's most distinguished individual honor.

More than 1,000 participants from 56 countries are expected to take part in the 2nd IRF Asia Regional Congress, a summit for road and transportation professionals.

From our humble beginnings in 1966, UEM Group Berhad (UEM Group), a wholly owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia, has grown to become Malaysia’s leading engineering-based infrastructure and services group.

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. 3M’s Traffic Safety and Security Division is a global leader in developing products, systems and services for the transportation safety, vehicle registration and management, identification security, and electronic monitoring markets.

Nearly 100 participants from a host of Caribbean nations have reaffirmed a vision for roads free from death and serious injury. IRF’s 5th Caribbean Regional Congress was dominated by discussions focused on reducing injury risk through coordinated action by sector stakeholders.

The International Road Federation confirmed its role as a global broker of applied industry knowledge on the opening day of the 4th IRF Middle East Regional Congress.

Research and innovation driven by customer feedback. This is a not a novel concept, but with a clear and dedicated focus, an organization can become a truly powerful source of solutions for its customers simply by listening well.

What challenges prevent the generalized use of recycled asphalt pavement (RAP)?

Using RAP in new construction and rehabilitation of pavements is decades old and continues to be a very popular approach in several countries because of many reasons. However, its use is not wide spread among all regions even in countries with extensive experience with the material.

Why are model highways important to the broader discussion on trade corridors?

Border crossings are proved to be the main obstacles to freight flows in many parts of the world, adding substantial time and cost to transport and trade. Improvement of border crossings and upgrading of driving conditions (comfort, safety and security) are the main preconditions for the provision of efficient level of service to international trade flows.

Research and innovation driven by customer feedback. This is a not a novel concept, but with a clear and dedicated focus, an organization can become a truly powerful source of solutions for its customers simply by listening well.

The Secretary General of the International Road Transport Union, Umberto de Pretto, has been awarded the International Road Federation's highest and most prestigious individual distinction.

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