Implementation of Life Cycle Studies for Road Maintenance Projects

Leena Korkiala-Tanttu, Jouko Törnqvis, Paula Eskola, Markku Pienimäki, Harri Spoof, Ulla-Maija Mroueh

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So far, life cycle studies have been merely an interesting research subject, until VTT and Finnra (Finnish Road Administration) became inspired to implement them for first time in the actual procurement of road maintenance. Two pilot projects proved that life cycle studies - even though limited - could be applied to day. However, more research is needed to create new design tools for life cycle performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-27
JournalNordic Road and Transport Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2005
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal


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