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Key messages
Sister programmes
Aligned programmes


The table below presents the highlights in enabled technologies for the three milestones of 2015, 2020 and 2025.  In the description of the milestones, the scale of the field tests is distinguished between tests on local, sections, regional or national scale and tests on the scale of the entire corridor/route.
Single Technologies Proven
Sub-Systems Proven
Full-Scale Systems Proven
Programme level
Three pilot corridors agreed and assessed
Stakeholders engaged
Corresponding programmes aligned 
Best Practices disseminated
Full-scale system proving agreed
Impacts ex-ante assessed
Best Practices disseminated
Common Regulatory Framework proposed
Full-scale system proving performed (three pilot corridors are ‘FOR’ grade)
Impacts ex-post assessed
Roll-out plans agreed
Common Regulatory Framework agreed
Best Practices disseminated
Technology Level
On local « national level:
Open standard interfaces (national)
Climate adaptation (snow and icing removal (regional))
Durable pavement concepts (long lasting overlays (regional)
improved reservoir pavements (local)
Rapid and automated inspection and survey methods (local)
Asset management (national SLA, road network planning and asset observatory)
For three pilot corridors:
User expectations identified
Climate effects assessed (vulnerability maps available, adaptation technologies validated, business models available, full-scale deployment plans coordinated with relevant stakeholders, first start of deployment)
Cooperative systems (communication technology available, standards set, impact assessment and CBE done; large-scale FOTs ongoing/partly completed)
Harmonized tools (cost-benefit evaluation method/LCC calculation tools)
On local « national level:
Prefabrication methods and modular design (local)
Rapid and automated inspection and survey methods (in-built and wireless sensors (local))
Climate adaptation (drainage systems and flood resilience (regional), freeze-thaw damage abatement (regional, dedicated weather proofing systems (local))
Rapid and automated/robotised maintenance (local)
Durable pavement concepts (rejuvenation methods (sections))
Rapid and automated inspection and survey methods (national)
Advanced traffic management (dynamic, weather extremities and maintenance (regional), incident management systems (national), remote operation concepts (national))
Cooperative roads (automated operation enabled, probe vehicle technologies available, decentralised traffic management)
Asset management (multi-modal SLA; national/regional sections, risk/performance management)
For three pilot corridors:
Open standard interfaces
Localised weather forecasting
Harmonised tools (technology and process standards, area-oriented approach)
On local « national level:
Prefabrication methods and modular design (regional)
Rapid and automated inspection and survey methods (in-built and wireless sensors (sections))
Calculated redundancy (national)
Self-explaining and forgiving infrastructure (sections)
Low carbon concepts (local)
Rapid and automated/robotised maintenance (sections)
Automated transport (first FOT)
For three pilot corridors:
Rapid and automated inspection and survey methods (robotised construction, inspection, automated asset condition monitoring)
Durable pavement concepts (integrated manufacturing process control, harmonised durability of pavements and expansion joint, self-repairing abilities)
Remote operation concepts
Climate adaptation (geo-technical stability and early warning systems)
Advanced traffic management (dynamic, adapted for weather extremities and maintenance, reliable forecasting abilities)
Cooperative corridors
Asset management (fully optimised for three corridors on the basis of a common set of performance indicators, Road Asset Observatory/BIM, reliable operations forecasting)
Harmonised tools ((risk-driven) decision supporting models)




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