Official projections from the Dutch government for the growth in car traffic are too high. The government recognized that car mobility grew slower than expected. Therefore, they halved the official growth projection in 2021, only four years after their previous… Read More
Many countries face aging bridges, tunnels, sluices, quays and other structures. The costs for renovations and replacements of this vital infrastructure, will rise sharply over the coming years and decades. A prognosis of the rising effort to keep our infrastructure properly functioning, has been made for the Netherlands. The TNO-study Renewal of civil infrastructure – Dutch national forecast for replacement and renovation can be downloaded. This may raise awareness in other countries of the challenges posed by our aging infrastructure.