Category Archives: Maintenance

Developing Winter Road Maintenance Technologies, Services and Business

Image showing typical winter driving conditions on Finnish main road
Finnish companies, authorities and research institutes have a long tradition of dealing with winter conditions. Key stakeholders in the winter maintenance branch have joined forces to develop new services and products. Due to its geographical location and four seasons, Finland has had to...

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Condition of Bicycle Paths Can Be Measured Using Mobile App

Most documented single-bicycle accidents are related to bicycle path operation and maintenance. The ability to map the condition of bicycle paths and maintain them is a factor that could contribute to fewer such accidents in the future. A mobile phone app was developed by the Swedish...

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Potholes – Annoying Problem for Road Users and Road Administrations

Potholes
The winter 2013/2014 has in Denmark been reasonably mild, but normally it has been high season for a special kind of damage to our roads – Potholes. In places where the pavement conditions are not optimal and the climate during wintertime provides wet conditions and freeze-thaw cycling potholes...

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Nordic Road Administration Researches Residual Salt

The purpose is to develop a model for residual salt to be implemented. The model will be capable of calculating the residual salt in real time or predicting the development of residual salt on the road after spreading, by taking traffic, road and weather parameters into consideration. Defining the...

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Modelling Residual Salt – MORS

Nordic Road Authorities join efforts for better decision making in road winter service. A new model for predicting residual salt on the road enables a more precise and economic salt spreading without compromising traffic safety and road network accessibility. Introduction In an effort towards...

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