IRF presents award to revolutionary ecological permeable pavement that helps avoid heat islands. Climate specialists and town planners everywhere are increasingly aware of the thermal impacts of city pavements which trap heat on hot summer days, and are known as “urban heat islands”. These heat islands can adversely impact the sustainability of cities by increasing the dependence on mechanical cooling.
Built to connect the Asian and European sides of Istanbul via a 3.4-km twin-deck road tunnel going underneath the seabed, the Eurasia Tunnel pioneered new technical processes, but also introduced ambitious environmental and social policy safeguards.
The International Road Federation has announced today the winners of the 2017 IRF Global Road Achievement Awards at the closing of the IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress & Exhibition.
Located in China's Zheijang Province; Jiashao Bridge is a 10 km, eight-lane expressway connecting the cities of Jiaxing and Shaoxing. The completed bridge fulfils an essential connectivity function in harmony with its surrounding environment and culture.
The Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Company's free flow tolling system allows non-stop operation of complex 3-stage variable rate toll collection with accuracy rates exceeding 99.9%, also yielding reductions in vehicle crashes and travel times.
IRF Notes June 2015 2015 IRF Awards Recognize Outstanding Road Projects The winning projects range from the innovative use of construction techniques for one of the world's longest suspension bridges in China, to advanced free-flow tolling in Slovakia, a sophisticated people mover in Saudi Arabia, and a major road infrastructure program that has unlocked social...
IRF Announces Winners of 2015 Global Road Achievement Awards June 30, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALEXANDRIA, Va. - International Road Federation Chairman Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel announced today the winners of the 2015 Global Road Achievement Awards competition. This year the IRF honored 12 projects from around the world, each leading the way in innovation across...