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RHD Operational Procedure – Planning and Maintenance Wing
 
HDM - Database Division
 
OP/HDM/2.3 - Road Re-classification
 
Purpose and Scope :

The purpose of this procedure is to describe how to re-classify roads. Re-classification of a road should take place if its usage changes. Keeping RMMS Database & GIS representing the reality of the road network.
 
Definitions :

Road Classification – each road is assigned a classification code according to the use of the road and a serial number to distinguish between the individual roads with the same classification. N designate National Highways, R designate Regional roads and Z designate District/Zila roads.
 
Responsibility :

Responsibility for Overall Approval

The Ministry of Planning (Planning Commission) – is responsible for ratifying the reclassification of roads.

The Chief Engineer – is responsible for forwarding the recommendations to MoC and the Planning Commission on the reclassification of roads for ratification.

The Additional Chief Engineer – Planning & Maintenance Wing – is responsible for forwarding the recommendations to Chief Engineer RHD for approval.

Reclassification of Roads

SE-Planning & Programming Circle - prepare list of roads to be reclassified and responsible for submitting of the report to ACE of P&M Wing for approval..

The SE-HDM Circle - is responsible for re-numbering and amendment to database and GIS.

Responsible for approval and feedback once reclassified

The SE-Maintenance Circle - is responsible for establish implications to budgets of re-classifying roads.

The SE-Planning & Data Circle - is responsible for establish potential implications of re-classifying roads.

The SE-Road Design & Safety Circle and the SE-Social & Environmental Circle - are responsible for review any impacts of re-classifying roads.

The SE-Planning & Programming Circle & SE-HDM Circle - are responsible for establish development needs resulting from re-classification.
 
Method :

4.1 IDENTIFY AND APPROVAL

Roads to be re-classified are identified by SE Planning & Programming Circle.

Report issued for review as follows:

· SE-Maintenance: establish implications to budgets of re-classifying roads;

· SE-Planning & Data Circle: establish potential implications of re-classifying roads;

· SE-Road Design & Safety Circle and the SE-Social & Environmental Circle: review any impacts of re-classifying roads;

· SE-Planning & Programming Circle & SE-HDM Circle: establish development needs resulting from re-classification;

· SE-HDM Circle is responsible for providing new maps showing the ratified reclassified roads.

SE’s meet and review list. Recommendations drafted and forwarded to ACE-Planning & Maintenance Wing for approval.

ACE-Planning & Maintenance Wing forwards recommendations to Chief Engineer RHD for approval.

CE forwards recommendation to Secretary for Ministry of Communications and if necessary to the Planning Commission under the Planning Ministry.

When ratification received form all parties the following action should be taken:

i) CE sends approvals to ACE-Planning & Maintenance Wing for passing to SE-HDM Circle who amends Road Numbers and Road Classification details.

ii) SE-HDM Circle issues revised maps for Divisions and Zones and other involved parties.

iii) SE-HDM Circle ensures links to other systems (e.g. Bridge numbering in BMMS) are also updated on system and elsewhere as appropriate.

Re-classification is now complete.
 
References :

Technical Re-classification Guideline

GIS Guideline

Guideline to Classification of Roads

OP/HDM/2.2 Development and Maintenance of GIS System
 
Procedure Flowchart :

The procedure flowchart for this procedure is detailed below -
 


 


 

 

For duties associated with each grade of personnel see

 

Updated on : 1/12/2003

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