This page relates to the 2021-24 NLTP.
Work category 216 provides for the like-for-like replacement of bridges and structures which, because of their condition, are at the end of their serviceable life.
Work category 216 is available to the following activity classes:
Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to replacing:
Note: Interpret ‘like-for-like’ as providing for a modern replacement built to current design standards appropriate for the network that is to be serviced over the life of the new replacement structure, eg replacing a timber bridge with a steel and/or concrete structure that meets the current base design standard (generally to Class 1).
You can discuss with us (Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency as investor) whether other potential activities not listed above might also be eligible for inclusion in this work category.
Work category 216 excludes:
To qualify for inclusion in this work category, the work must be the long-term, least-cost option, calculated in terms of present value end-of-life analysis. The approved organisation and Waka Kotahi (for its own activities) must make copies of the evaluations available as requested by us. A simplified procedure (SP2) is provided for bridge renewals in the Waka Kotahi Monetised benefits and costs manual.
The usual funding assistance rate (FAR) is:
Approved organisations and Waka Kotahi (for its own activities) submit these activities for NLTP consideration and funding approval, using the maintenance, operations and renewals module in Transport Investment Online.