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Neglect of Civil Maintenance – an economic problem

Roads are of vital importance in order to make a nation grow and develop. An effective transport infrastructure is of vital importance for the development of a country. Poor civil maintenance constrain mobility, significantly raises vehicle operating costs, increases accident rates and their associated human and property costs, and aggravates isolation, poverty, poor health, and illiteracy in rural communities. If civil maintenance is neglected, it costs five or six times as much to restore the road. Economically, it is an indefensible waste.

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