Road maintenance contracts (RMC)

As of October 1st, 2020, Destia has 42 maintenance contracts, of which 16 are the new type of five-year road maintenance contracts. The customers of the road maintenance contracts are ELY Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment.

The new type of road maintenance contract is a target price contract where the procurement costs vary according to circumstances. The purpose of a target budget is to divide the risks of the contract between the customer and the contractor. The contract features new digital solutions and open WhatsApp groups for road users for distributing information. The contract model also uses quality promises to ensure everyday high-quality operations and the realisation of the goals.

The goal of the road maintenance contracts is to ensure safe traffic every day. In addition to winter maintenance, Destia’s responsibilities include gravel road surface maintenance, greenery planting and cleaning work and patching up surfaces. Various types of equipment and devices, such as traffic signs, barriers and culverts are also maintained.