Roads in the 21st century
Innovative road construction in Germany
Modern road construction faces new challenges in the fields of environment and climate protection as well as the limitation of resources. Aim of the research progamme "Roads in the 21st Century", which was developed by the Federal Ministry of Transport and BASt, is to develop the road functionally. Roads have to be save, environment-friendly and economical. Due to modern traffic control systems and an innovative construction site and incident management roads shall become increasingly "smarter". Car-to-Car as well as Car-to-Infrastructure communication can help to avoid accidents and to influence the traffic flow positively.