Welcome to BCRRA 2021

Welcome to BCRRA 2021

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. 29 June - 1 July 2021 in Trondheim, Norway.

Important dates

Deadline to submit draft paper: 1 October 2020
Notification to authors on review: 1 February 2021
Deadline for final paper: 10 March 2021
Deadline for early bird reduced price: 1 April 2021
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).

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

Call for abstracts

Abstract submission is open. Find guidelines and submission here >>



Avinor Norwegian Public Roads Administration Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Contact BCRRA: bcrra@ivt.ntnu.no

RSB Time Place

Time & Place
BCRRA 2021
Date: 29 June - 1 July 2021
Place:  Clarion Congress and hotel center

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