The ingredients of a CMP would normally depend on the party for which it is prepared. Normally a CMP will serve as a document for the local authorities or the municipalities to be aware of the construction project and its impact on the neighbourhoods and its content is more or less the same in most cases. However, additional details may be requested by certain authorities or municipalities and the CMP shall include those additional details whenever required.

A CMP should normally consist of following details;

  1. Project overview
  2. Project details,
  3. Address of the project,
  4. The parties involved in the project.
  5. Construction Communication
  6. Contact person/s: Name/s, Mobile phone, contact telephone, email, fax.
  7. List of notifications on construction activities: Affected neighbourhoods, residents, schools, hospitals, businesses, government organizations.
  8. Methods of communication.
  9. Timing of the notifications: Timing for notifications, tracking methods and timing.
  10. Noise
  11. Timing of construction activities which is likely to generate noise,
  12. Off-time construction activities and its timings.
  13. High noise generation activities, their timings.
  14. Lists of those in the neighbourhood who is likely to be affected from construction noise, such as; hospitals, schools,
  15. Noise management
  16. Methods to be implemented to mitigate impacts from the noise,
  17. Methods to reduce the noise levels during sleeping times and non-working hours.
  18. Noise control measures during demolitions.
  19. Milestones: Identify construction milestones with details such as;
  20. Date of commencement,
  21. Duration,
  22. Activities for the milestone,
  23. Start and end dates of activities,
  24. Traffic diversions, blockages intended,
  25. Parking during the milestone.
  26. Off-site construction worker parking: Locations of parking and details such as;
  27. Maximum number of parking anticipated,
  28. Average number of parking anticipated,
  29. Identify the locations of parking and the number of parking in each location,
  30. Number of parking provided within the site.
  31. Right of way: Identify types of vehicles/equipment, timings, access routes for;
  32. Material incoming,
  33. Concrete trucks,
  34. Other heavy transport,
  35. Cranes movement and locations,
  36. Locations accessible for incoming vehicles.
  37. Traffic Management
  38. Diversions and blockages,
  39. Longer periods of diversion,
  40. Shorter periods of diversion,
  41. Locations of diversion including maps,
  42. Timings.
  43. Road closures
  44. Lane closures,
  45. Lane diversions,
  46. Hard shoulder closures.
  47. Pedestrian management
  48. Pavement closures, blockages,
  49. Side Walk diversions,
  50. Periods of closure or blockage,
  51. Timings of closure or blockage.