EPAM 2012: Malmö, Sweden, 5-–7 September: 4th European pavement and asset management conference

Kent Gustafson

The aim of the conference is to meet and discuss and get more knowledge of the challenges of road infrastructure asset management. The effects of increasing traffic, climate change and need of safety as well as the need of well-being has to be met by even more effective road management. A holistic approach covering a lifetime view of road keeping (e.g. LCA) and preserving the assets is essential. The challenge Europe is facing is to use environmental friendly materials and technologies providing a sustainable and safe road infrastructure system. The conference covers all aspects of the road infrastructure including assets such as pavements, engineering structures and road equipment.

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