Road Construction in a Nation.
Road construction refers to a process that involves the use of equipments to come up with a pathway that is easily accessible which is carried out by road constructors. Seasonal and all weather road are the two types of roads which are influenced by the skill, materials and equipments used by the constructor. The constructor and the client are required to be in a business contract with all the terms clearly summarized for a successful construction of the road. Road construction process starts with planning which is done by surveying the ground to determine the route and the distance of the road. Evaluation of the road construction pan is what determines whether the practical road construction activities should be intiated.To come up with a sound road construction plan, different professionals such as land surveyors, geologists, architects and engineers are involved.
To complete the contract within the speculated time limit, road constructors must ascertain that all the necessary materials and equipments are within reach.Besides the availability of the resources, road constructors are also required to have certified education background to equip them with the necessary skills and experience.Clients don’t like it when they are required to top charges beyond what the contract states and this can be avoided by the constructor ensuring that all the operational costs do not exceed the budgeted finances. Constructors who appreciate the use of advanced technology during road construction find it easy to perform their tasks and they tend to finish their contracts early enough.
Clients have the surety that road construction are out to benefit them as the quality if the services provided by the constructor guarantees durability. To construct a road that is long lasting it requires the personnel involved such as the construction equipment operators and the construction laborers to work as a team. Road constructors are also obliged to offer road repair and maintenance activities.
Road construction requires a procedural follow up of events from planning, clearing, construction of the sub grade, sub base, the base to wearing course construction. Each step of road construction should meet the standards set by the engineering and construction board for a road to be considered safe for use by the citizens. It is of note to the road constructors that road construction utilizes the taxpayers’ money which is always audited and accounted for thus its misappropriation is an offence. Road constructers whose work is shoddy and unprofessional are eligible to be a defendant in a lawsuit.
Roads are constructed in such a way that there is maximum drainage and installation of clear sign posts to prevent occurrence of accidents. Roads are one of the major contribution to the country’s economy thus for a country to develop economically, road constructors must part of it.