Waka Kotahi has recently concluded a review of state highway pavement delivery process (the Review) following a number of pavement failures on projects. The Review considered the current end-to-end system delivery requirements for new pavements and rehabilitation construction. This work was led by an independent reviewer, Lindsay Crossen of Lincross Contracting.
Waka Kotahi presented the outcomes from the Review to executives of Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) on 13 March 2020.
The Review notes that Waka Kotahi’s organisational systems and process for end-to-end delivery are well formulated and sound but makes nine key recommendations for improvement.
The Review recommendations are to:
Waka Kotahi accepts all nine recommendations and is setting up a steering group to prioritise and implement the recommendations in collaboration with industry.