Roadway design aims to maximize functionality, safety, and longevity. The materials used for construction, however, are often selected on the assumption of a stationary climate. Anthropogenic climate change may therefore result in rapid infrastructure failure and, consequently, increased maintenance costs, particularly for paved roads where temperature is a key determinant for material selection.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Singh Matura & Ors. Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 15/09/2017 regarding the Chardham highway project in Uttarakhand. Counsels appearing for the State of Uttarakhand and Border Roads Organisation submit that they would carry out the project and during the implementation of the project, they would ensure that no muck is thrown either into the river, water bodies and/or in the forest or green area down the hill or otherwise.

The proposal stated that it is a greenfield alignment and will reduce travel time, fuel consumption, vehicle operation and maintenance cost in comparison to the existing alternatives

Road traffic accidents claimed at least 930 human lives between January and July 2017 in Zimbabwe, with the biggest disasters relating to two bus accidents which killed a total of 74 people in Apri

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions & Promotions of National Awareness (CHETNA) Vs. National Highway Authority of India & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding greening of public spaces.

Around 13,000 trees have been marked to be cut in Pisonem range forest to enable road-widening along National Highway 17.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Roshni B. Patel Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/09/2017 regarding the construction of the bridge over the Tena creek and road in the intertidal zone without obtaining prior CRZ Clearance from the Gujarat coastal zone management authority. Committee constituted to look into the environmental damage done and steps for remediation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding use of mules in Vaishno Devi shrine, Jammu & Kashmir. Counsel appearing for the Shrine Board submits that authorities are making all efforts to comply with the directions of the Tribunal for opening of newly constructed pedestrian way for Ardh-kuwari.

Local officials currently have plans to build roads in Mount Leuser, Bukit Barisan Selatan and Kerinci Seblat National Parks in Indonesia's Sumatra Island.

LUSAKA – The World Bank has set aside $600 million for Zambia to invest in agriculture, energy, rural roads and budget support over the next three years as part of its appreciation of what the Sout

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