The Pavement Delivery Review Steering Group have completed their work to investigate the recommendations in the 2020 Review of State Highway Pavement Delivery and develop a prioritised implementation plan to improve performance.
Waka Kotahi commissioned a review of state highway pavement delivery process following pavement failures on some projects. The Review considered the current end-to-end system delivery requirements for new pavements and rehabilitation construction.
The Review noted that the Waka Kotahi organisational systems and process for end-to-end delivery were well formulated and sound but identified nine key recommendations for improvement.
Bringing together representatives from Waka Kotahi, contractors, consultants and suppliers, the Steering Group set-up seven workstreams to investigate the findings in the Review and develop the implementation plan which has identified 37 Required Responses for the nine key recommendations in the Review.
The industry Steering Group’s Required Responses will:
In 2020, Waka Kotahi 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.
Review of State Highway Pavement Delivery – January 2020 [PDF, 1 MB]