- SARF Northern Region AGM And Seminar – Wednesday 14th November 2018.
- 2018 SARF/IRF/PIARC Regional Conference for Africa
- Road Safety for Engineering 18th September 2018
- 2018 SARF/IRF/PICRC – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
- SARF / IRF/ PIARC Regional Conference for Africa 9th to 11th October 2018
- Northern Regional 11th Golf Day
- SARF AGM Gala Dinner 2017
- SANRAL presentation – EIA Legislation Northern Region Annual General Meeting and Seminar – 24 October 2017
- 2nd IRF Africa Regional Congress Windhoek 11 – 13 July 2017
- Managing Infrastructure Assets Course in Gauteng on July the 17th to the 19th 2017
- SARF NMT 25 May 2017
- SARF supports the World Transport Convention in China in 2017
- Northern Regional 10th Golf Day
- Road Safety
- Road Funding
- Media Releases
ROUTINE ROAD MAINTENANCE 23 – 24 February 2023 Pretoria
Date and Time:
2023-02-23 08:30 - 2023-02-24 - 16:30
Pretoria, South Africa
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About The Events
RRM Presentations Pretoria 17 March 2023
Roads are taken for granted without acknowledging their vital contribution to various aspects of society’s wellbeing. How effectively we manage our national highways is key to the quality of the environment we live in. The importance of Routine Road Maintenance (RRM) is generally underestimated in the preservation of the road infrastructure asset. At SANRAL, RRM is used, inter alia, both for the longevity of the national highway system and for the development of small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs).
The RRM programme was established on the national road network in 1998 which at the time had a length of 6748km, and has since expanded to well over 16000km. Every metre of the road network is covered by a routine road maintenance project, which has as its primary objective the provision of a safe road environment to all road users. Daily inspections by route patrols allow for the identification of possible hazards and the implementation of appropriate action, within the shortest possible time.
This manual combines the skills and knowledge that SANRAL and its partners have developed over the years. It is a tool to assist those involved in RRM to identify remedial actions to be taken to preserve and render the road safe.
The SANRAL RRM Programme by its very nature offers opportunities for the development of SMMEs. It is a Condition of Tender that a major portion of the works is set aside for SMMEs. The proportion of works (either 80% or 60%) to be set aside for SMMEs is dependent on the size of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment participation of the main contractor.
Subcontractors with minimal capital cost, technical and entry requirements, provide an ideal incubator for the economic empowerment, development and training for the “larger” contractors of tomorrow.
Furthermore, RRM plays an important role in implementing the Incident Management System to clear the roadways of any obstruction and to restore traffic flow to normality as quickly as possible.
PRESENTER: Mr. M Wilken
Delegates can claim 2 ECSA CPD points