Welcome to BCRRA 2022

Welcome to BCRRA 2022

road, airport and trains

We have the pleasure of inviting you to the 11th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields. 28 -30 June 2022 in Trondheim, Norway.

Important dates

Deadline to submit draft paper: 1 October 2021

Notification to authors on review: 1 February 2022
Deadline for final paper:                10 March 2022
Deadline for early bird reduced price:  1 April 2022
Accepted papers will be published open access and indexed by Scopus, Engineering Village etc.

The conference is organized by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, AVINOR and BaneNor (Norwegian Rail Administration).


First part of the proceedings from the conference is published

Conference themes

The conference will cover the following themes:

  • Policies on the bearing capacity of roads, rail-ways and airfields
  • Measurement of traffic loading
  • In-situ measurements and condition surveys
  • Modelling and methods of functional testing
  • Evaluation of deflection measurements
  • Structural evaluation and performance predic-tion for pavements and tracks
  • Structural design systems for new construc-tion and rehabilitation
  • Design for bearing capacity in frost affected areas
  • Drainage and environmental effects
  • Reinforcement of structural layers
  • Utilization of traditional and recycled materials
  • Full scale testing; HVS, LTPP, etc.
  • Case histories of roads, railways and airfields
  • Effects of climate changes


The conference was originally planned for 2021, but was postponed one year due to the Covid-19 situation. The Proceedings will come in two volumes, one are published in 2021 for authors who need scheduled publishing and the second volume will be published June 2022, at the time of the conference.


Avinor Norwegian Public Roads Administration Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Contact BCRRA: bcrra@ivt.ntnu.no

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Time & Place
BCRRA 2022
Date: 28 - 30 June
Place:  Clarion Congress and hotel center

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