The importance of Road maintenance: PIARC report

Published on November 25, 2014

The importance of Road maintenance: PIARC reportThe World Road Association (PIARC) has just released a report elaborating on the importance of road maintenance.

Road infrastructure is essential to the performance of all national economies by bringing many socio-economic benefits. Their maintenance is essential to preserve and exploit these benefits. The importance of maintenance must be recognized at fair value by policymakers, and it must be properly funded and managed to be fully profitable. Inappropriate investment level or poor management of the road network will have serious consequences on the economy and the prosperity of the country.

This report demonstrates the importance of road maintenance by presenting evidence gathered throughout the world.

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