This work category provides for the general management and control of the road network and management of road assets. Funding assistance is subject to the condition of funding set out below.
The following details apply to the 2015-18 NLTP.
Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:
Other potential activities that are not in the above list should be discussed with the Transport Agency for eligibility.
Professional services for activity classes 8 and 9 are funded under this work category, except for the following work categories:
Legalisation of existing road reserves is limited to:
The usual funding assistance rate is:
Applications for funding approval should be made through the Maintenance module in Transport Investment Online(external link) (TIO).
See the Professional Services policy page for more details..
As a condition of receiving funding assistance for road maintenance, the Transport Agency requires the use of a road asset management system for treatment selection, which will include the following inventory data:
Surfacing and rehabilitation profile
Roughness and condition rating surveys of all sealed roads must be undertaken at least every second year.
Condition rating surveys of all sealed roads carrying more than 2000 vehicles per day are to be undertaken annually.
The inventory database must be updated as soon as practicable after any project that affects the network is completed.
In order for road condition rating work to be eligible for funding assistance, the raters acting on behalf of the Approved Organisation are required to hold a current certificate issued by the New Zealand Institute of Highway Technology (NZIHT), following satisfactory performance at a rating training workshop.
Treatment selection shall be based on a methodology, acceptable to the Transport Agency, that takes into account the following (at the very least):
The objective of network user information is to influence transport choices that contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the network through:
Regional Councils may apply for funding for Network user information from the Maintenance activity class through work category 151, if they meet the following requirements:
Regional Councils must provide additional information to support the application. You may choose to use the Road Safety Promotion activity list.