The cidb Infrastructure Gateway Reviews System provides a number of control points (gates) in the infrastructure life cycle where a decision is required before proceeding from one stage to another. This practice note outlines the case for and an overview of the gates and stages in the cidb Infrastructure Gateway System.
Construction procurement strategy is a combination of the delivery management strategy, contracting arrangements and procurement arrangements for a particular procurement. It necessitates that a number of choices be made from the available options. A construction procurement strategy can be developed for a single project, a programme of projects or a portfolio of projects to identify the best way of achieving objectives and value for money, whilst taking into account risks and constraints. This practice note outlines a methodology to develop construction procurement strategies at a portfolio, programme or project level.
The gateway review process outlined in this practice note is designed to provide independent guidance on how best to ensure that projects and packages are successfully delivered. It provides project owners with the confidence that an appropriate level of discipline is being applied in the delivery process and the best options to meet needs are being selected.
The delivery and maintenance of infrastructure needs to be managed and controlled in a logical, methodical and auditable manner. This practice note outlines the CIDB Infrastructure Gateway System which provides a number of control points (gates) in the infrastructure life cycle where a decision is required before proceeding from one stage to another. Such decisions need to be based on information that is provided and if done correctly, provides assurance that a project involving the design and construction, refurbishment or alteration of infrastructure, the rehabilitation of infrastructure, or the performance of preventative, corrective, scheduled or routine maintenance remains within agreed mandates, aligns with the purpose for which it was conceived and can progress successfully from one stage to the next.