AEC

Project Detail

THE STUDY OF THE STRENGTHENING OF DOH’S MANAGEMENT AND UPDATING OF THE LONG-TERM STRATEGIC INVESTMENT PLAN (ULTP)

The Project comprises of two main components-the first, updating the strategic investment plan and asset management policy and the second, strengthening of DOH’s management and service delivery.

The first component includes the following :-

  • Updating and modification of the strategic plan for the development of the Inter-city motorway system and National Highway Network.
  • Updating assessment of highway maintenance efficiency, particularly relating to contracting out of maintenance works; and
  • Updating financial options and road user charges analysis (and assessment of a dedicated road fund for Thailand)

The second component is concerned with assessing the institutional and management structure of DOH and recommending structural modifications to meet requirements of the strategic plan and changing revenue imperative.

Detailed Description of Actual Services provided :

The first component consists of :-

  • Collect and review traffic data and highway plans, update base year model and validate, update future year model, conduct demand forecasting, urn model.  Estimate unit network costs, determine benefits, then update economic evaluation. Determine the environmental, culture and social effects of the planned projects and to propose mitigation measures to minimize adverse impacts due to the project development.  Review long term strategic plan and propose short term plan.
  • Review existing maintenance operations, evaluate adequacy of existing maintenance procurers including field investigation, maintenance cost estimation, review contemporary maintenance procedures, arrange at technical study tour, determine future maintenance activities and recommend future maintenance arrangements.
  • Determine the existing user charges and revenues, determine the existing sources of funds, assess alternative sources of funds, revise road user charges, assess a dedicated road fund for Thailand, and development of an action plan for implementation.

The second component consists of :-

  • Review existing management structure of DOH, organize workshop to review management structures and requirements, recommend revised management structures.
  • Review primary administration and operations procedures, review management structure of contemporary/similar organization, undertake technical study tour to countries with Model Highway Department recommend measures for improved efficiency.