Increased costs for asphalt work
Road construction costs increased by 3.5 per cent from the second quarter of 2016 to the second quarter of 2017. In the same period, the road maintenance costs rose by 4.9 per cent.
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- Construction cost index for road construction
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- Construction cost index for road construction (archive)
Construction costs for open air roads increased by 4.3 per cent from the second quarter of 2016 to the second quarter of 2017. In the same period the construction costs for rock tunnels and concrete bridges increased by 3.4 and 1.6 per cent respectively.
From the first to the second quarter of 2017, there were only minor changes in the road construction costs. An increase of 0.1 per cent was observed for open air roads. Construction of concrete bridges showed a cost reduction of 0.4 per cent last quarter, while costs related to the construction of rock tunnels increased by 0.6 per cent in the same period. .
Road maintenance costs decreased by 0.3 per cent from the first to the second quarter of 2017.
Figure 1. Construction cost index for road constructions and Cost index for maintenance of roads. Percentage change from the same quarter the previous year
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