These case studies are best practice examples of applying the One Network Road Classification in the field.
Timaru District Council used the ONRC Performance Measures and RAMM to create an audit process for temporary hazards.
The district council and Fulton Hogan developed a skid resistance programme based on the ONRC Performance Measures.
Dairy expansion places new pressures on a rural network with a large number of old bridges.
Due to the city's topographical challenges, Wellington City Council has excellent systems for managing its network of safety rails.
Waitaki DC keeps the public informed of road closures and weather events through multiple channels.
This case study describes the development of an economic network plan to identify the relative economic benefits of each portion of Southland District’s large roading network. The plan provides a robust basis for prioritising limited funds, and the approach has gained the support of the community.
Auckland Transport developed this framework to clarify the roles played by the various classification systems and operating plans that are currently in use. It considers the purposes and overlaps between:
This Customer Levels of Service gap analysis project plan, developed by Auckland Transport, has been endorsed by the REG Leadership group for circulation as an example of good practice.
Tairāwhiti Roads is a unique new collaboration that manages the roading assets of the NZ Transport Agency and Gisborne District Council (GDC) under one shared business unit – bringing together the asset management and decision making for the region’s roads in close proximity to the assets, customers and suppliers.
The Wanganui District Council have implemented a fault identification process for unsealed and sealed pavements that identifies all faults and prioritises them.
With the goal of “achieving best practice road asset management within the Waikato by improving capability, capacity and outcomes through effective collaboration”, the RATA collaboration is successfully working towards resolving common issues in achieving regional alignment in asset management.
The customer focused service levels of the ONRC require a modified approach to traditional asset management if they are to be delivered effectively and efficiently. This case study helps to illustrate how the focus is on outcomes, not on outputs.
The Waikato local authorities have developed a guideline based on agreed processes and data sources to be used to report on the Department of Internal Affairs non-financial performance measures. A consistent framework will allow benchmarking of outcomes.
An example of how a rural district council has initially applied the One Network Road Classification (ONRC), customer levels of service and performance framework. It outlines the challenges and learnings that have been encountered, and how these will be addressed for the 2018 update of council’s roading asset management plan.
The strategic decision-making tool explores different options for asset renewal programmes by considering asset condition, risk profiles and an acceptable backlog of renewal work, across a number of asset categories. The aim is to have a prioritised renewal programme targeting optimal outcomes.
Rehabilitation treatments are part of maintaining our road network, but how do we ensure value for money? The answer is a robust analysis of whole of life costs associated with each treatment option.
Risk is a key area of focus for the management of any road network. RIMS have produced the best practice guidelines for risk management on road networks and this case study demonstrates how this was applied on a local authority network as part of their asset management plan review.
Sealed road maintenance and renewals work forms a significant component of most road controlling authorities’ expenditure. This case study looks at optimisation tools provide authorities with the means to identify the level of investment required to target specific levels of service and to cost effectively manage risk.
A case study to assist roading managers seeking to better understand the critical bridge vulnerabilities on their network and to make better value bridge investments on low volume transport systems through improved, and less subjective, multi-criteria based assessments and analytical methods.
Robust traffic data required to develop credible works programmes and funding applications can be best provided by implementing the RIMs traffic counting guidelines and RAMM traffic counting module.
The Transport Agency’s review and prioritisation process has delivered savings of 10% by ensuring consistent treatment selection and intervention timing across renewals programmes on all state highway networks
Energy efficient LED lighting and bulk purchasing of energy are two initiatives that will provide immediate benefits in a street lighting network.