Preparation of «Security Studies and Projects»
Vial 2009 – 2011” for the State Motorway Demarcation Authority in Castilla-La Mancha
Narrative Description of the Project:
The purpose of this contract is to carry out analysis and management of road safety in the State Road Network in Castilla-La Mancha during the time period established in the contract. For this, a series of phases will be followed, which include the gathering of the information necessary, the processing of the data obtained, data analysis, the proposals for road safety measures including the preparation of the detailed design necessary for the execution of those measures. Moreover, the measures adopted will be monitored to analyse the effect of the execution on each of the measures.
A Road Safety Programme is an process for the identification of, and research into, dangerous or potentially dangerous sections and the establishment of the necessary corrective and preventive measures with their corresponding levels of priority.
Listed below are the works to be carried out to fulfil the objectives of the specifications document, all defined in the Service Note of the Sub-directorate General of Conservation and Operation In July 2008.
The number of projects prepared within the contracts rises to an approximate sum of some 60 million euros, not including compulsory purchase orders.
Description of the services effectively provided by the firm’s personnel:
Castilla-La Mancha in the aspects related to road safety management. Coordination of the different State Roads Units is carried out in each of the provinces and with the companies awarding the contracts for Integral Conservation of all the State roads in the Autonomous Community.
Through the companies responsible for Integral Conservation, the main accident rate data are obtained which complement the data of the General Directorate for Traffic. Fieldwork is carried out to gather the data to complement the information and obtain the necessary data to assess road safety.
Based on the data gathered, the different types of reports indicated above are prepared. In Initial reports including such as those on the BTSs, fatal accidents or preventive actions, a series of actions to carry out to improve road safety are obtained as a result. These actions may be low cost and are carried out directly with may be high-cost, which would require the completion of a project. All administrative documentation is carried out prior to the completion of the project and the detailed design itself. The detailed design includes the following documents: Report and Annexes, Plans, Technical Specifications Document and Budget, necessary for the detailed definition of the works to be completed during over the course of the project and the manner in which they are to be done. The Work Units and the characteristics and origin of the materials to be used, both in the construction phase and in the conservation and operation phase, must be specified.
Ministry of Public Works. Directorate General for Roads.
Start Date: 10/2009
End Date: 10/2011
Duration of work: 24 months (extendible by 12 months)