Last Updated:
9 Jul 2020

Lessons Learned In Output and Performance-Based Road Maintenance Contracts

Author: Matt Bull, Ruben Brekelmans, and Lauren Wilson

This issue brief discusses five key lessons learned from PPIAF and the World Bank Group’s experiences in using output-based road maintenance contracts. By delivering efficient, cost-effective and innovative maintenance services, well-designed output and performance-based road maintenance contracts can help maintain road assets and achieve value-for-money. Output-based contracts can also help governments build experience in undertaking Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). Several factors need to be considered when designing and implementing these contracts to achieve their full benefits.