Roadmap to sustainable road construction in Hong Kong

Dan Chong, Yuhong Wang

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Abstract

Road construction and maintenance is one of the largest government administered construction programs in Hong Kong. The large scale of the road construction and maintenance work has significant implication on economic, environment and society. A research question that should be emphasized by the administrators in Hong Kong is: what policy should be framed road construction and maintenance can achieve the most beneficial. This study aims to lay out a roadmap to the sustainable road construction and maintenance in urban environment based on Hong Kong case study. Four basic components were identified such as criteria, data, models and optimization. According to each component, several methods were explained to address the research questions. It is hoped that the present research has made a contribution to assist policy making for the road administers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Pages107-115
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9783642355479
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Event17th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, CRIOCM 2012 - Shenzhen, China
Duration: 17 Nov 201218 Nov 2012

Conference

Conference17th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, CRIOCM 2012
CountryChina
CityShenzhen
Period17/11/1218/11/12

Keywords

  • Road construction and maintenance
  • Sustainable
  • Urban environment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering

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