An Overview of Issues to Consider Before Introducing Performance-Based Road Maintenance Contracting
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Road authorities have confronted problems to maintaining the serviceability of road infrastructure systems by using various traditional methods of contracting. As a solution to these problems, many road authorities have started contracting out road maintenance works to the private sector based on performance measures. This contracting method is named Performance-Based Maintenance Contracting (PBMC). It is considered more cost effective than other traditional methods of contracting. It has a substantial success records in many developed and developing countries over the last two decades. This paper discusses and analyses the potential issues to be considered before the introduction of PBMC in a country.
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference 2012
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Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management