The Department for Road Structure Maintenance and Preservation is responsible for routine and periodical maintenance of road structures of I and II category state roads. Road structure maintenance comprises works on maintenance and remedy of all damages and failures on road structures, as well as examinations, monitoring and recording of state alterations of structures.
Division for Bridge and Road Structure Maintenance and Preservation
The Division for Bridge and Road Structure Maintenance and Preservation manages all activities related to routine and periodical maintenance of bridges and road structures.
Routine maintenance of bridges and road structures provides durability and functionality of bridges, impedes and postpones the occurrence of bigger damages and removes smaller damages which occur during routine structure usage or preparation of structures for seasonal traffic conditions. Routine maintenance works are defined by the program for routine maintenance of bridges.
Beside works on routine bridge maintenance, this Department manages the works on periodical bridge maintenance which include works on removal of complex damages – rehabilitation.
There are also emergency works on bridge maintenance, which are related to all the works on removal of the sudden manifestations or damages provoked by floods, earthquakes, etc. which directly endanger traffic safety.
Division for Landslides and Retaining Walls
The Division for Landslides and Retaining Walls is engaged in managing of activities related to monitoring and recording of landslides and other unstable processes on the state roads of I and II category. In order to perform these activities in the best possible way, the specialized team is formed and it monitors and records landslides, as well as specific structures which require special treatment in terms of monitoring, observation, geological studies and undertaking of urgent measures in order to take care of present damages and various pathologies on the road and roadside.