realignment of roads and design of a traffic signal; field surveys, traffic counts and analysis, signing and lighting activities, hydrologic and hydraulic study, preliminary type, size, and location study, preliminary geotechnical engineering report, borings, preliminary right-of-way activities, utility investigation, sue, preliminary drainage design, section 102 permits, npdes, safety review/audit, preliminary traffic control plan, preliminary pavement design, typical sections, preliminary line and grade, design field view, public involvement, design exception approval requests
, development of miscellaneous construction details, project scheduling, and project management and coordination.
Taraf, which based its report on information it received from businessmen and sources at the Prime Ministry, says a parallel system has been established between the investment unit at the Prime Ministry and the Investment Monitoring Unit at the presidential palace which enables the latter to have a copy of the approval requests
made to the Prime Ministry.
One of the most frequent industry complaints in dealings with regulators is their failure to respond to filing needs and approval requests
in a timely manner, and their insensitivity to business deadlines.