14, 2014

First EPD for road infrastructure published


ACCIONA Infrastructure has published the first EPD® according to the recently published Product Category Rules for Highways, Streets and Roads in the International EPD® System. The subject of the environmental product declaration is the construction of the N-340 road in Elche in southern Spain.

The declaration describes the environmental performance of the construction, operation and maintenance of the road infrastructure per kilometre, assuming a lifespan of 20 year. The environmental performance is described in detail using indicators such as resource use, global warming potential, acidification potential and waste production.

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