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Proactive Approach to Lifecyle Maintenance

February 2024

Our society has embraced a throwaway culture for most of our lifetimes, driven by the fact that it was, in many cases, more economical (when viewing only up-front costs) to replace items than to repair them. However, we now recognise that this mindset is unsustainable, and we must transition to a culture focused on reducing, reusing, repairing, and recycling. This change in focus applies also to our infrastructure assets.
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Asset Management Essentials

January 2023

Regular inspection and maintenance of infrastructure assets is crucial to ensuring their optimal performance, longevity, and sustainability. A lifecycle plan for each asset should be developed and reviewed over time, as new data is collected, and interventions are carried out.
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Performance Based Road Maintenance Contracts - Assessment and Mitigation of Risks

October 2022

McCurdy Associates Consulting Engineers Ltd recently delivered technical presentations at the International Road Federation (IRF Global) Performance Based Contracts Executive Seminar in Orlando, Florida and this provided an opportunity to reflect on the concept of risk on road PBM projects.
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N11 and N31 Pavement Renewal Scheme in Dublin

August 2022

We recently completed a site inspection of the N11 and N31 Pavement Renewal Scheme in Dublin. This project was delivered by Barry Transportation in partnership with McCurdy Associates Consulting Engineers Ltd.
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Mission to Kazakhstan

December 2021

Sam McCurdy and Aoife Quinn have just returned from Nur Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan, where the first mission for ADB TA-6635 KAZ, Institutional Support to the National Quality Centre for Road Assets (NQCRA), took place.
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Kazakhstan – National Quality Centre for Road Assets

July 2021

We are delighted to announce that McCurdy Associates, in joint venture with the Kazakhstan Highway Research Institute (KazDorNII), has been awarded a one million USD contract by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide technical assistance for the development of the National Quality Centre for Road Assets (NQCRA).
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McCurdy Associates Deliver Training Course on Performance-Based Maintenance Contracts in Anhui, China

The New Year has gotten off to a busy start for McCurdy Associates with our 4-person team travelling to Hefei, China for the next stage of the Anhui Road Maintenance Innovation and Demonstration Project.
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