PAPER 4. THE CONSULTING ENGINEER'S VIEW PART 2. SUPERVISION

THE PAPER POINTS OUT THE DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF MOTORWAY WORK AS THEY AFFECT SITE SUPERVISION AND THE DIFFERENT PURPOSES OF SUPERVISION AS EXERCISED BY THE CONTRACTOR, THE ENGINEER AND THE CLINET. THE INHERENT CONTRADICTIONS IN THE PRESENT SYSTEM AND THE INFLUENCE OF EDUCATION, SIZE OF CONTRACTS AND COMPETITIVE TENDERING ON THE QUALITY OF SUPERVISION ARE DISCUSSED. APPROXIMATE NUMBERS OF SITE STAFF EMPLOYED BY THE ENGINEER ON MOTORWAYS ARE GIVEN AND COMPARED WITH THE CURRENT PRACTICE ABROAD. WAYS FOR REDUCING THE NUMBERS OF SUPERVISORY STAFFS EMPLOYED BY ALL CONCERNED AND FOR IMPROVING THEIR QUALITY ARE SUGGESTED. THE SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF DEALING WITH ACCOMMODATION WORKS AND DIVERSION OF SERVICES ARE DISCUSSED AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TIMING OF THESE IS EMPHASISED. A SEPARATE DISCUSSION OF THIS PAPER IS PRESENTED. /AUTHOR/

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 42-5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200801
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1974 12:00AM