Climate change and its impact on long-term sustainability of the road infrastructure in Bulgaria

  • 1 University of Architecture, Construction and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2 Sofia University, Bulgaria


Climate changes are having an increasingly strong impact on the sustainability and safety of the road infrastructure in Bulgaria. This paper analyzes how changes in climatic conditions over the last three decades affect the condition and functioning of the road network. The aim is to identify critical factors and propose methodological guidelines for design and maintenance that include adaptive strategies to address climate risks. The work emphasizes the need for a complex multidisciplinary approach combining scientific research, strategic planning, and practical implementation.



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