Organisation RSD

Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic

The Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic (RSD CR) is a national contributory organisation, founded by the Ministry of Transport and Communications on January 1, 1997. The organisation fulfils the following main tasks in the framework of its basic subject of activity:
  • Management of motorways and roads of the 1st class including components and facilities of these communications according to §12 and a subsequent Act No. 13/1997 Coll., concerning roads, as amended, together with related rigths and obligations and related ground
  • Guarantees maintenance and repairs of motorways and roads of the 1st Class, including components and facilities of these roads and acquisition of further assets necessary for management of these assets
  • Guarantees groundwork for determination of conceptions in the field of roads and motorways
  • Guarantees realisation of approved transportation policy and conception in the field of roads and motorways, guarantees their development and territorial protection
  • Co-operates with respective bodies of national authorities and provides groundwork for their activity
  • Processes groundwork, proposals and reasoning for acquiring and optimal allocation of funds for roads and motorways
  • Guarantees unified technical policy of the branch, participates in the processing of technical regulations and processes groundwork for them
  • Guarantees administration of the central documentation and statistics of roads and motorways and guarantees editions of road maps
  • Guarantees the information system of the road management including the road database and guarantees winter information service concerning trafficability of roads and motorways
  • Provides counselling, consulting and service activity in the field of road management and analysis of the development of road accident rate including proposals of measures
  • Guarantees overall activities concerning road and motorway management and maintenance
  • Guarantees the working of the Centre of Bridge maskeshifts
  • Guarantees tasks of economic mobilisation preparations

Road and motorway directorate has at present 1700 employees, approximately 500 of them are employees of the workers category. The organisation has its headquarters in Prague and it is divided into sections of internal affairs, construction section, operations section and commercial and economc section. The organisation has two motorway divisions in Prague and Brno and 13 regional investment road administrations.

The exact investment activity for motorways is guaranteed at divisions in Prague and Brno and for first class roads at 13 regional investment road administrations in Prague, Ceské Budejovice, Plzen, Karlovy Vary, Chomutov, Liberec, Hradec Králové, Pardubice, Jihlava, Brno, Olomouc, Zlín and Ostrava.

Operations section guarantees management, maintenance and repairs of roads and roads with limited access, or expressways. Management, maintenance and repairs of motorways are performed by 16 Centers of Administration and Maintenance of motorways. RMD CR uses also Centers of Road Maintenance in order to guarantee first class road maintenance on contractual basis.

Organisation RSD