Level of Service

This describes the work which Council aims to provide within the scope of the maintenance budget. Service provision may not always meet the service aim or it may be greater, dependent on the condition of the asset, unusual traffic use, weather patterns and/or natural disasters.

Level of service provided on Class 199 – 100 roads outlined below:
The objective of maintenance activities on sealed Class 199 to 100 roads is to prolong the life of the pavement and running surface before re-construction becomes necessary. Reseals will be applied on a 12 year cycle [approximately]. Regular inspections will determine the interim maintenance requirements [e.g. pothole/pavement repair, furniture and slashing, etc] in accord with approved defect intervention levels. The objective of maintenance activities on gravel Rural Arterial roads is to maintain them in a trafficable condition in all weather conditions and within budgetary constraints.

Maintenance activities are scheduled in accordance with approved defect intervention levels.

Level of service provided on Class 75 roads:
Regular inspections will determine the interim maintenance requirements [e.g. pothole / pavement / furniture repair] in accordance with approved defect intervention levels. The objective of maintenance activities on gravel Minor Local access roads is to maintain them in a trafficable condition in the majority of weather conditions and within budgetary constraints.

Level of service provided on Class 30 roads:
Regular inspections will determine the interim maintenance requirements [e.g. pothole / pavement / furniture repair] in accord with approved defect intervention.

Level of service provided on class 10 roads:

Annual inspections will determine the maintenance requirements. The objective of maintenance activities on Unformed Tracks is to keep them open to suitable traffic when maintenance equipment is in the area. The extent of work undertaken is to repair washouts and remove obstacles as appropriate.