Surface Properties of Roads.

The section unites experts specializing in the measurement and evaluation of road surface properties. These encompass unevenness, texture, anti-skid attribues, noise levels and structural performance. Section members collaborate closely with the Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic, along with other administrators within the Public Administration of Roads, and actively engage in professional groups and technical committees. Annually, the section convenes discussions to showcase the latest insights and outcomes from ongoing research and development projects.

Ing. Josef Stryk, Ph.D.

Chairman of the Surface Properties of Roads Section Professional Section

Program of Section Activities

  • Serving as the National Application Team (NAT) for EN and ISO standards, technical specifications, and other regulations proposed, discussed, and approved within CEN/TC 227/WG 5
  • Participation in the review of national regulations related to the subject matter.
  • Addressing data collection in connection with road management systems.
  • Endeavoring to establish national reference sections for the calibration of measurement instruments.
  • Supporting initiatives aimed at ensuring the precision of measurement devices in accordance with TP 207.
  • Representing the Czech Republic in the PIARC Technical Committee with road focus.
  • Sharing insights from research projects within the Czech Republic and on the international stage.
  • Collaborating with the Road Contractors Association, Directorate of Roads and Highways of the Czech Republic, and the Road database.
  • Engaging in publishing and presentation endeavors.

Articles in Road Horizon magazine

Section posts

Piarc TC 4.1: Turves - 2 Reports on “Big Data For Road Condition Monitoring”

24. 3. 2023

As part of the topic: 4.1.3. Monitoring and Road Management Based on Big Data and Data Analysis, two messages have been published on-line on the links below.

The reports relate to the usability of diverse data for the purposes of monitoring road status, which are in summary "Big Data".


The use of Big Data for Road Condition Monitoring - Briefing Note

Erpug 2022: European Road Profile User Group

Czech contribution at the ERPUG 2021 Conference

19. 11. 2021

Erpug: European Road Profile User ‘Group took place from 10 to 12 November 2021

A Czech contribution called the name was presented at the conference

The program and individual presentations are accessible on the website below:

Negotiations of the PVV section on 22 June 2021

30. 6. 2021

The negotiations took place on-line in the MS Teams environment from 8:30 to 12:15.

It was attended by 24 persons, mostly members of this section.

Downloads are the following documents for download:


02 Control Measurement on Pacov-Bamon Polygon


Part 1, )

- 06 VAV Project - Classification of variable parameters of road surfaces_Part 1 part 3



11 Conference and Web PVV_STryk Section

Information about the upcoming symposium Surf 2022, Milan

24. 2. 2021

12th - 14th September 2022 will take place

Piarc Report: State of the Art In Monitoring Road Condition and Road/Vehicle Interaction, 2019

5. 11. 2019

Main output of the Piarc TC D.2: Pavements, its working group D.2.3: Non-Destructive Pavement Monitoring and Testing Techniques


ERPUG meeting: European Road Profile User Group

18. 10. 2019

Erpug: European Road Profile User Group took place from 16 to 18 October 2019

Details are given on the website below on which the posts are published

Czech contribution at the European Workshop to measure the anti -skid properties of EPFW 2019

1. 6. 2019

Posts from EPFW 2019, presentation of Czech post in PowerPoint

Report from the PVV Section Negotiation at the CSS of 1 March 2019

1. 3. 2019

The meeting took place at ČSVTS on Novotný footbridge in Prague from 9:30 am and was attended by 21 people.

The following documents are available on the links below:

- Information on the activities of TC227 WG5, TNK 147 and preparation of accuracy experiment (Nekula, PVV measurement)

Part 1,

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Part 1

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