Road Construction in a Nation.
Roads refers to passable pathways by vehicles from one point to another which is constructed through road construction by use of road construction equipments and materials. There are various types of roads such as seasonal and all weather roads which are determined by the type of material and equipments used. To construct a road, the client and the road constructor needs to get in a business contract outlining the terms and conditions for the road construction. Road construction process starts with planning which is done by surveying the ground to determine the route and the distance of the road. Road construction plan is a very important step as it determines the quality of the road constructed.Land surveyors, geologists, architects and engineers are required to combine their professional ideas as this is the only possible way to produce a road construction plan that is likely to yield good results.
To complete the contract within the speculated time limit, road constructors must ascertain that all the necessary materials and equipments are within reach.Road constructor is usually a graduate from an engineering school therefore has the required knowledge and skills to enable him perform all the tasks professionally.It is the responsibility of the road constructor to oversee all the activities are operated within budget as this will eliminate the need of asking for extra payment from the client. Use of advanced technology in road construction helps constructors to perform most of the tasks by use of machines which are fast and efficient.
It is of note to the road constructor that all roads must meet the required standards by the state’s inspectorate board and must therefore perform a perfect job. 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.
Planning, clearing, sub grade, sub base, base and wearing construction are road construction steps that must be followed systematically. 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. Road constructor should understand road construction is one of the ways through which the government serves the public hence failure to deliver the best services frustrates the public as well. 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.