With preventive maintenance, the philosophy is to keep roads in a good shape. In the end, this approach requires much less expensive preservation measures, which considerably extend the lifetime of roads. Over the lifecycle of a road, up to 80% of maintenance costs can be saved this way. Given equal maintenance budget, a preventive strategy will therefore lead to an overall better state of the road network, and in the end, happier citizens.
Preventive maintenance needs to be carried out at the right moment, just when the road state starts to deteriorate: when microscopic cracks and fraying start to occur, and skid resistance starts to decrease. Efficient preventive maintenance therefore requires detailed, up-to-date and objective information on road surface state. This monitoring service is what we offer with Roads.