Results of the 8 months implementation phase of the RMMS project were presented to the Ministry of Finance. A separate workshop was arranged for the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour. The consultant has a strong message for not spending on too expensive road construction projects, but to preserve the value of the existing infrastructure and secure optimal maintenance budget in the coming years. After all, we are talking about the value of over 600 million ECD of ABC roads and the value of around 450 million ECD of all the bridges.
Some of the roads in the maintenance plan for 2019 were analysed. Net Present Value of maintenance costs and Road User Cost savings is negative. Sometimes it is cheaper to build a new school next to better condition road instead of rehabilitating the road next to the school.