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Efficient Road Asset Management with Output and Performance-Based Road Contract

  • Jaykumar SoniEmail author
  • Rajesh Gujar
  • Tejaskumar Thaker
  • Sagar Deshmukh
  • P. R. Patelia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure book series (LNITI)

Abstract

Roads and highways are one of the most important assets for the consequential progress of any developing country. Traditional methods of road maintenance have certain lacunas due to which proper road maintenance is not carried out effectively. Improper road maintenance can lead towards a state of expensive rehabilitation and reconstruction, and the concept of managing roads as assets is not served. Proper maintenance and management of these roads is the need of the day. Output and Performance-Based Road Contracts is the innovative method for the maintenance and management of roads ensuring efficient and effective delivery of maintenance service and maintenance of roads as assets. Roads and Building Department, Government of Gujarat, is about to implement its first pilot OPRC project having a road network length of 103 km. This paper describes the effectiveness of Output and Performance-Based Road Contract with prepared service level criteria for the proposed region.

Keywords

Road maintenance Performance-based management Service level criteria Performance monitoring 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaykumar Soni
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rajesh Gujar
    • 1
  • Tejaskumar Thaker
    • 1
  • Sagar Deshmukh
    • 2
  • P. R. Patelia
    • 3
  1. 1.Pandit Deendayal Petroleum UniversityGandhinagarIndia
  2. 2.LEA Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd.GandhinagarIndia
  3. 3.Government of GujaratGandhinagarIndia

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