Maintenance Standards

Maintenance Standards

The first version of maintenance standards has been created. The idea of the maintenance standards is to standardise the applied maintenance works on the road network depending on the surface type, traffic volume, surface condition (IRI) and bearing capacity. The maintenance standards are used in maintenance planning when needed periodic maintenance and rehabilitation works are identified.

Workshop on road maintenance planning

A workshop was arranges on maintenance planning. The general concept was introduced and it was explained that first longer-term strategic planning is performed to define the desired target level for road condition and budget. A realistic budget is then used for periodic maintenance planning, where medium-term, multi-year network level plan is created. This plan is updated on annual basis. The plan is based on road deterioration models, work effects models, road user cost models, maintenance standards and unit costs of maintenance works. [Read More]