Revista de la construcción
versão On-line ISSN 0718-915X
VEAS, L e PRADENA, M. Applications of the integral project management in the construction industry: Second part, highway projects. Revista de la Construcción [online]. 2010, vol.9, n.2, pp. 89-96. ISSN 0718-915X. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-915X2010000200009.
This is the third paper in a series about the Integral Project Management (PM) in the Chilean construction industry, even though many of the concepts discharges here are extrapolated to the reality of other countries and the other areas. The basis of the proposed of Integral Project Management in the construction industry was presented by the authors in a previous paper of this magazine. In this article, are presented, important aspects of the application of PM to the particularly case of highway projects. Thus, is reviewed the necessity of deep analysis in this kind of projects, due to the high investments required. Also, the particularities of roads projects and the role of PM in this kind of projects are presented. After that, the importance of road maintenance and the necessity of modelation, are showed. And finally, are exposed the applications of PM in public and private projects. According to presented it is concluded that the Integral Project Management is necessary and applicable for the proper development of highway projects.
Palavras-chave : Integral Project Management; Highway; Roads.