Ensuring competition between pavement industries could save public money

When it comes to building roads, increased competition between pavement industries can lower prices and save public money, writes EUPAVE's Karl Downey on EurActiv.

EUPAVE is convinced that increased competition between pavement industries should be a common thread in all the recommended processes and policies to procure pavement in Europe. A recent paper by the American Concrete Pavement Association shows how an increasing share of concrete pavements in the market indicates healthy competition between industries, thus increasing public spending efficiency and stimulating innovation. Stimulating competition between pavement industries is a win-win for everyone - taxpayers, public authorities and industry!

Read the full EurActiv article here: Greater competition between pavement industries could save the public millions