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Integrating climate change into road asset management

Source(s):  World Bank, the (WB)

This report highlights some challenges to the research and academic fraternity in understanding climatic impacts on road networks better, developing more resilient technologies and, most importantly, developing a better understanding to quantify the impact or benefits of climate adaptation strategies.

The main conclusion of this report is that asset management, when undertaken according to best practice, is already one of the most significant climate adaptation strategies. With minor adaption to existing asset management processes and techniques, a far greater return may be gained from investment to allow for changing demands on road infrastructure, both from a changing climate and from an ever-changing population. 

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  • Integrating climate change into road asset management
  • Publication date 2017
  • Author(s) Henning, Theuns Frederick Phillip; Tighe, Susan; Greenwood, Ian Douglas; Bennett, Christopher
  • Number of pages 74 p.

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