Maintenance Division

This division is mandated to
a. Set service levels for all roads and bridges based on road category;
b. Monitor maintenance of all roads and bridges to the required service levels set;
c. Review budget requests made by the Regional Offices for the maintenance activities;
d. Ensure that the Regional Offices disseminate information on road blocks to the road users timely;
e. Utilize RMMS to compile, submit and archive reports (monthly, quarterly and annual) on the state of road and bridge conditions to concerned authorities;
f. Utilize RMMS as an effective tool to manage the timely maintenance of all road assets including bridges;
g. Guide and backup the Regional Offices in the implementation of the Road Act;
h. Coordinate field assessment for monsoon damages and process funds;
i. Devise mechanisms and modalities to engage private sector in the maintenance of the country’s road network;
j. Eventually convert DoR to a monitoring and regulatory body.

This division has following sections with set of mandates

1.Road Maintenance Section
a. Monitor maintenance of all roads to the required service levels;
b. Review budget requests made by the Regional Offices for the road maintenance activities;
c. Ensure that the Regional Offices disseminate information on road blocks to the road users timely;
d. Maintain road inventory and feed information to RMMS;
e. Devise mechanisms and modalities to engage private sector in the maintenance of the country’s road network;
f. Eventually convert DoR to a monitoring and regulatory body.

2.Bridge Maintenance Section
a. Monitor maintenance of all bridges to the required service levels;
b. Impart trainings on bridge maintenance;
c. Review budget requests and utilization made by the Regional Office for the bridge
maintenance activities;
d. Maintain bridge inventory and feed information to RMMS;

3.Road Management & Maintenance System Section
a. Collect the data of all the road network and bridges and update the system;
b. Use the system to generate reports necessary to prioritize maintenance of all road and bridges;
c. Compile, submit and archive reports (monthly, quarterly and annual) on the state of road and bridge conditions to concerned authorities.

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