30 April 2019 the deadline expires assigned by the European Commission for safety of in road tunnels on the Trans-European Road Network. The conference focused on ways to improve safety by alternative measures, necessary in many cases due to difficulties encountered by public institutions and motorway operators in carrying out all the planned interventions. The conference followed the activity PIARC had earlier in the same week in Florence, preparing reports made this cycle.
A successful conference on a topic that is very relevant for contries like Italy, but also for other countries with the challenge of many tunnels on vulnerable road network.
The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 122 governments and has members -individuals, companies, authorities and organizations- in over 140 countries. Within PIARC the Road Tunnel Operations Committee is focused on tunnel safety.