After Lithuania regained its sovereignty, road maintenance organisations have been transformed into public road maintenance organisations. State Road Administration of Marijampolė has been named State Company Marijampolė Regional Road Administration.
The main activities and the main goals of the company are maintenance of state roads, road reconstruction and repairs. State road maintenance consists of continuous treatment of road elements securing long serving of the road and road structures. Road maintenance also covers small repairs works and continuous maintenance of roads and road elements.
State Company Marijampolė Regional Road Administration carries out its activities in the region of Marijarnpolė.
The main aim of the company is to keep the level of road maintenance set by the Ministty of Communication. The funds allotted for tat should be used for road maintenance, for safeguarding safe traffic conditions all year round, for continuous treatment of roads in summer and winter, and for road repairs. The major share of road maintenance expenses falls to the continuous road treatment in winter. The size of the expenses is determined by specific air conditions and traffic intensity on roads. Special machines and equipment are used for road treatment in winter.
Manjampolė Regional RoadAdministration maintains ~1572 km of roads - of them ~120 km main roads, ~364 km national roads, ~1087 km regional roads. The length of the roads with asphalt-concrete pavement is ~1077 krn, which is 68,53 % of the total road length. The length of the gravelled roads is ~495 km. Road treatment agencies of the company rake care of 95 bridges the total length of which is ~2487 m.
Marijampolė Regional Road Administration consists of three road treatment agencies: of Marijarnpolė, Vilkaviškis, and Šakiai.
Since 1995, after building the Kaunas-Marijarnpolė-Suwałki section of the road Via Baltica, the length of the roads of the region have increased by 45,7 km. 6 viaducts, a bridge over the Šešupė and several flyovers have been built.
Marijampolė Regional Road Administration employs 181 people.
Two crossroads of different levels were complete on the road A5 Kaunas-Marijarnpolė-Suwałki (bypass of Marijarnpolė). They will enable higher permeability but at the same time will need continuous maintenance in summer and winter.
Permanent road maintenance in winter compose the biggest part of expenses of road maintenance, its size determines specific air conditions and traffic intensity on the roads. Special technique, equipment and materials are prepared for winter. On purpose to optimize winter road maintenance works, computer-assisted road air condition information system (KOSIS) helps very much.
The agencies have very good conditions for proper maintenance and repairs of machines used for road maintenance. They also have good repairs departments with private premises for workers so that they were able ro rake proper care of roads.