About the Journal

The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering publishes original research, reviews and reports that seek to improve engineering practices.

Peer-review. The journal uses double-blind peer review (neither the authors nor the reviewers know the identity of each other) to avoid bias. See more information <Peer Review>. RTU complies with the RTU Press Publication Ethics Guidelines and Committee on Publication Ethics Guidelines for Peer Reviewers which provide guide to the ethics of peer review.

Journal policies. The journal provides its’ policies, which include detailed information about submission, editorial and publishing processes and guidelines for authors and reviewers. All parties are being introduced with their rights and responsibilities to ensure smooth and ethical publishing process. See more information <Journal Policies>

Fees and Charges. The journal operates as Open Access journal, the process is completely free of charges to both authors and readers. All publication fees are covered by Riga Technical University and other institutions. See more information <Fees and Charges>

Publication schedule. The journal publishes four issues a year, in March, June, September and December. For those who are willing to have printed version of the journal there is an option to subscribe the printed edition.

Copyright. Individual articles are published Open Access under the Creative Commons Licence: CC-BY 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Authors retain copyright in their articles, but grant RTU Press the right of the first publication. The journal is copyright RTU © Riga Technical University (RTU), all rights reserved.

Long-term archiving policy. Journal articles published until March 2018 (Vol. 13, No. 1) have been deposited in digital archives PorticoCLOCKSSLOCKSS. Starting from June 2018 (Vol. 13, No. 2) in accordance with RTU Open Access Policy journal articles will be deposited in RTU institutional online repository ORTUS.

Disclaimers. RTU make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the "Content") contained in our publications. However, RTU, our agents, and our licensors make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the Content. Any opinions and views expressed in this publication are the opinions and views of the authors, and are not the views of or endorsed by RTU. The accuracy of the Content should not be relied upon and should be independently verified with primary sources of information. RTU shall not be liable for any losses, actions, claims, proceedings, demands, costs, expenses, damages, and other liabilities whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with, in relation to, or arising out of the use of the Content.                                                             

The journal is published by Riga Technical University (RTU) Press, Latvia.