Pavement Management Data Collection and Analysisby R. Frank Carmichael, III, ARE Inc, Austin, TX, USA,
John P. Zaniewski, ARE Inc, Austin, TX, USA,
Abstract: Pavement management systems (PMS) quantify the inventories of maintainable elements under an engineer/manager's jurisdiction including roadways, shoulders, bridges, culverts, guardrails, and traffic appurtenances. Such quantities are used to estimate workloads and develop budget requirements. It is also necessary to determine the condition distribution of each element, since different conditions require different maintenance and rehabilitation responses. This paper reviews common pavement condition survey methods. Microcomputers may be used to automate many data processing steps.
Subject Headings: Data processing | Data collection | Pavements | Information management | Computers | Highway and road management | Traffic management | Systems management
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