Category : Roading

Contractor Project Roading

Highway rebuilding in war-torn Liberia

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This article first appeared in Contractor‘s December 2016 issue. A 180-kilometre road reconstruction project in the Republic of Liberia on Africa’s west coast has presented...
Contractor Roading

Welcome to the gateway to Christchurch

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This article first appeared in Contractor magazine’s December issue. The Memorial Avenue flyover is the gateway to Christchurch from the international airport, so it has...
Contractor NZTA project Roading

Raising the road: Causeway Upgrade

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This article first appeared in Contractor magazine’s December issue. The $220 million Causeway Upgrade project is vital to the improvement of Auckland’s roading network and...
Contractor Roading

Best road maintenance contract model

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This article is based on a presentation at the 2016 IPWEA conference by Jamie McPherson, chair of the REG Procurement SubGroup, and Chris Olsen, director,...
Contractor Network Outcomes Contracts (NOCs) Roading

Road Asset Management (RAM) contracts

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Road asset management is about managing existing roads as an integrated asset in the most cost-effective manner. RICHARD SILCOCK talks with some of those involved...
Contractor Feature Roading

Upgrading the Remarkables ski-field access road

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One of the country’s highest roads was recently upgraded and extended by over five kilometres. RICHARD SILCOCK explains how this difficult project was achieved. THE...
Contractor Roading

A lesson in road contract collaboration

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Alan Titchall looks at the unique roading agreement between four district councils in the South Island that sets a precedent for road contract work collaboration....
Contractor Roading

SCRIM trucks: Sharp Eyes on the Road

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The SCRIM trucks were back on our highways over the summer, with the last surveying completed over the lower North and South Island regions in January....
Contractor Roading

Baypark to Bayfair (B2B) link upgrade begins

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The first stage of the $102 million Baypark to Bayfair (B2B) Link Upgrade in Tauranga started before Christmas. The Transport Agency’s Bay of Plenty highways manager,...