Provides background information on road management and a brief introduction to a number of supporting themes, such as: training for management; customer defined levels of service; planning and budgeting; asset management; preventive maintenance; and, quality systems, performance indicators and maintenance by contract. Common issues identified include: managing the road network as a business; recognizing the role of the road user as customer; setting and monitoring performance indicators and levels of service; need for additional funding for maintenance and its source: the customer; training road engineers to become better managers and communicators; recognizing the role of the private sector in the maintenance and management of roads.

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    • The document contains both English and French versions of the text.
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    Permanent International Association of Road Congresses

    La Grande Arche - Paroi Nord - Niveau 1
    92055 Paris la Defense Cedex 04,   France 
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  • Publication Date: 1999


  • English

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  • Pagination: 43p

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  • Accession Number: 00789224
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 2840600692
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 21.06.B
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 8 2000 12:00AM