Requirements for materials submitted for publication

The magazine "Path Navigator" is one of the leading publications for specialists in the field of road-bridge and transport construction, comprehensively covering the activities of the industry in Russia and around the world.

On the pages of the publication, there is an open dialogue between all levels of government, customers, the scientific community and industry enterprises.

The magazine "Path Navigator" is a platform for scientific publications of graduate students, doctoral students and applicants in the field of road-bridge and underground construction.

Founder and publisher:

Association "Non-Profit Partnership "Association of participants of the road-bridge industry "Dormost"

ISSN: 2541−9986

Subscription index: ПН335

Indexed in RISC (eLIBRARY.RU)

Articles are published in Russian


Editor in Chief — Evgeniya Kaydanova

Editorial team:

  1. Vatin Nikolai, Dr. of Sc., Head of Department of "Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures", of the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great";
  2. Belyaev Valery, associate professor, Ph.D. Department of Urban Planning NRU MGSU;
  3. Lazarev Yuri, Ph.D., Professor of the Department "Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures" FSAE of "St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great";
  4. Solodky Alexander, Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor, Head of Department of Transport Systems, Automobile and Road Faculty, SPSUACE;
  5. Ermoshin Nikolay Alekseevich, Doctor of Military Sciences, Professor of the Department "Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures" of the FGAOU IN "Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great";
  6. Oleg Bely, D.Sc. Professor, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the St. Petersburg National Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences;
  7. Georgi Kleiner Deputy Director, Central Economics and Mathematics Institute RAS, Corresponding Member of RAS, Doctor (Economics), Professor;
  8. Alexander Karlik, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Head. Department of Economics and Management of Enterprises and Industrial Complexes of Saint-Petersburg State University of Economy and Finance.


190 121, Russian Federation, St. Petersburg, embankment of the Griboedov Canal, house 130, letter A, room 1Н.

(812) 400 00 47,

Materials can be send by mail for the editorial staff of the magazine "Path Navigator":

Please review the terms and conditions.

The publication of scientific articles is free for authors.

Ethical and copyright

By submitting an article to the magazine, the author confirms that it has not previously been published in the open press and is not under consideration in another publication. The author guarantees that the publication of the article in this form is approved by all authors and organization where the work was performed. After accepting the article, the author guarantees that it will not be published again in any language without the written consent of the publisher. The author confirms that he is acquainted and agrees with the ethical norms of the magazine and is ready to bear responsibility for their non-observance.

All articles, without exception, are published in open access on the website of the magazine, as well as in the Scientific Electronic Library of Russia. Texts, as well as metadata of articles (title, abstract, keywords, authors' data) are transferred to the Scientific Electronic Library of Russia.

Subjects of articles

In the "Path Navigator" published original, previously unpublished articles containing new scientific results obtained by the authors and of international scientific interest, on the topics:

  • Building structures, buildings and facilities
  • Foundations and foundations, underground structures
  • Building materials and products
  • Technology and construction organization
  • Design and construction of roads, subways, airfields, bridges and transport tunnels
  • Construction mechanics

Groups of scientific specialties:

05.23.00 — Construction and architecture;

05.23.01 — Building structures, buildings and facilities (technical)

05.23.02 — Bases and foundations, underground structures

05.23.11 — Design and construction of roads, subways, airfields, bridges and transport tunnels.

The structure, content and language of articles

  • Articles, which can be accepted in Russian.
  • Do not use Cyrillic characters in figures, formulas, etc.
  • Do not use Cyrillic letters that are similar in spelling to Latin (y, K, E, H, x, X, A, p, P, o, O, s, C, m, M, T).
  • To highlight quotes, equipment names, businesses, etc. must use double quotes ("").
The following elements of the article are required:

  • Annotation, which formulates the relevance of the study and describes the object of study.
  • The list of references should include at least 10 sources, not counting hard-to-reach and regulatory sources, and links to Internet resources (other than periodicals). Sources must be relevant. All sources must be numbered in the sequence of references to them in the body of the article. References in the text should be formatted as a number in square brackets (for example, "as described by Petrov [9]."; ", As described in [9, 10].").
  • Purpose and objectives of the study.
  • Results, conclusion. It is recommended to present them in the form of tables, graphs and other illustrations. Conclusions should logically correspond to the tasks set at the beginning of the article.
  • Technical requirements for articles

Articles must be submitted in the .doc format (MS Word 2007−2016).

Recommended amount of articles: from 15,000 to 30,000 characters with spaces.

If there are sections in the article, their titles must be formatted in the "Heading" style.

Illustrations must be presented in separate graphic files (one picture — one file). Acceptable formats: JPEG, TIFF, BMP. You can insert illustrations into a text file to indicate the recommended place to use them.

Scientific review of articles

The review of all scientific articles is provided by the editors. The review is performed by reviewers invited by the editors.

The whole process of reviewing the article performs by the electronic edition system. The review is double-blind (the author and the reviewer do not know each other). If the article does not correspond to the magazine format or requirements, the article may be rejected by the editor without nominating a reviewer. The reason for rejection is necessarily indicated in the comments to the article.