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Evaluation and funding of road maintenance in PIARC member countries

This report presents an up to date description and analysis of the methodologies used by PIARC member countries and international agencies for evaluation and funding of road maintenance. The common problem of inadequate attention to road maintenance is highlighted. The concept of a systematic approach to managing the road network as an asset is described. The report mainly addresses the evaluation and funding portion of road asset management, setting out objectives for evaluating road maintenance. Information on the size, type and condition of the road networks in PIARC member countries is provided as background. Then comparisons are made between countries, and in relation to international practice.

Information sheet

  • Date: 2005
  • Author(s): Comité technique 9 Financement et Evaluation économique / Technical Committee 9 Financing and Economic Evaluation
  • Domain(s): Financing of Road System / Road Assets Management
  • Type: Bilingual English-French
  • PIARC Ref.: 09.08.BEN
  • ISBN: 2-84060-182-6
  • Number of pages: 80