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Work category 112: Unsealed pavement maintenance



This work category A type of activity – not confined to a particular activity class, e.g. new roads (work category 323) appears in:

* activity class 12 – local road improvements
* activity class 13 – state highways improvements
provides for the routine care of unsealed pavements to maintain their structural integrity and serviceability.


This definition applies to the 2012-15 NLTP A National Land Transport Programme Interrelated and complementary combination of activities that, when delivered in a coordinated manner, produce synergies – can span more than one work category and more than one activity class, e.g. a programme could include a road improvement and public transport improvement activities. adopted by the NZTA under section 19 of the LTMA, as from time to time amended or varied .  For the 2015-18 NLTP please refer to the updated definition for work category 112.


Examples of qualifying activities

Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:

  • grading
  • flanking The removal of excess material, between the shoulder That portion of the carriageway outside the traffic lanes. and water channel, which is inhibiting drainage.
  • spot metalling and pothole A hole in the pavement, frequently rounded in shape and greater than 70 mm in diameter, resulting from loss of pavement material. repair
  • restoration of the correct camber
  • maintenance of the running course A thin layer of loose stone that protects the basecourse of an unsealed road. .


Other potential activities that are not in the above list should be discussed with the NZTA for eligibility.


Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate is:



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Last Updated: 21/02/2017 4:50pm