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Operation and maintenance of the national road network

Trafikverket procures all its operation and maintenance activities regarding the national road network in full competition. Operating contracts, known as the basic package operation, concerns activities for more than SEK 3.3 billion annually (2009).

Each contract concerns operation and maintenance, i.e. the daily maintenance of roads within a specific geographical area. At the current time (2014/2015), the number of areas 111, which each on average comprises roads covering about 900 kilometres. Operation assignments typically last for four years with an extension option of one or two years. The main activity is winter road maintenance.

On the following pages you will find information about operation areas and details of the operating market.