Advanced road and highways systems are developed along stringent measures to ensure safety, comfort and durability. As such, it is essential that these road infrastructures are properly maintained for the safety of its users. Furthermore, proper maintenance would maximize investments spent and reduce expenditure in the longer term. Road maintenance works can be divided into 3 main categories as follows:
· Routine Maintenance
Routine maintenance involves repairs of potholes, maintenance of road shoulders, roadside furniture, drainage systems, bridges and culverts, grass cutting, landscaping on protocol roads and routine inspection.
RO1 : Pavement
RO2 : Road Shoulder
RO3 : Grass Cutting
RO4 : Roadside Furnitures
R05 : Bridges and Culverts
R06 : Drainage
· Periodic Maintenance
Periodic maintenance involves repair, replacement and installation of existing pavement, roadside furniture, drains, culverts and guardrails as well as slope repairs.
· Emergency Maintenance
Emergency works involve:
a) Traffic management, clearing work and provision of temporary diversion in the event of slope failures;
b) Traffic management and provision of temporary crossing in the event of bridge or culvert failures; and
c) Traffic management in the event of floods or fallen trees.