Scientific and practical seminar took place in frames of OPRC project (Output and Performance-based Road Contract)

On November 15th, 2018 a scientific and practical workshop ‘Ways to improve road safety’. Particular aspects of road maintenance in winter’ was held in «Ukravtodor» offices, and organized by Ukravtodor and SA «DerzhdorNDI».

     This seminar was attended by representatives of oblast (regional) state administrations and oblast road services, oblast road agencies, design, scientific organizations, and private enterprises.

     The manager of the OPRC project, Oleh Zaviiskyi, Egis, presented a form of an OPRC Contract to the participants, explained the main differences of this type of maintenance vs. traditional methods of road maintenance. Also, the Project Manager demonstrated illustrative examples of the current and winter maintenance of a 187 km long M-06 Kyiv-Chop international highway. This experience is essential for the further implementation of similar contracts in Ukraine and for exchange of experience in road maintainance.

     Considering the winter season had begun, the participants of the seminar were mostly interested in specific aspects of road maintenance particularly in winter.

     At the end of the meeting, the participants exchanged their experience of road operation and maintenance in different regions of Ukraine.