Implementation of Lean Construction Tool on Flyover Construction Project

8 Pages Posted: 10 May 2019

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Shiwani Shekade

University of Mumbai - Sardar Patel College of Engineering

Pravinchandra Gaikwad

University of Mumbai - Sardar Patel College of Engineering

Date Written: January 2, 2019

Abstract

The percentage of environmental and production waste generated in construction industry is more as compare to waste generated in manufacturing industry. This waste can be eliminated by means of Lean construction tools. Lean construction tool is a comprehensive set of methodologies based on system of beliefs and principles which lead to maximizing value and minimizing waste. Value Stream Mapping is a tool which helps to analyze current state of different waste and propose improvements in future state. In this paper, Lean construction tool called value stream mapping is used to eliminate environmental and production waste. In the present study Value Stream Mapping is applied for the construction of flyover in order to reduce the waste generated during construction. For the present study piling work of Chedda Nagar flyover Mumbai is taken for value stream mapping. Value Stream Mapping is also helpful in material management and it also comply project schedule and quality standards. It is found that Value Stream Mapping is useful to manage work schedule and total quality control, which subsequently help to eliminate environmental and production waste.

Keywords: Lean construction tools, Value Stream Mapping, Environmental and production waste, Flyover construction

JEL Classification: R49

Suggested Citation

Shekade, Shiwani and Gaikwad, Pravinchandra, Implementation of Lean Construction Tool on Flyover Construction Project (January 2, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3375267 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3375267

Shiwani Shekade (Contact Author)

University of Mumbai - Sardar Patel College of Engineering ( email )

Mumbai
India

Pravinchandra Gaikwad

University of Mumbai - Sardar Patel College of Engineering ( email )

Mumbai
India
+91-9527310772 (Phone)

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