A Spatial Decision Support System for Vehicle Routing

by Jeff R. Wright, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Jin-Yuan Wang, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Edward P. Haslam, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil and Building Engineering

Abstract: This paper describes the design, development, and implementation of a computer aided system for planning efficient network maintenance routes. The system has been used to design snow and ice control routes for the Indiana Department of Transportation with documented cost savings on the order of $10-million while improving the overall level of service to the network.

Subject Headings: Routing (transportation) | Computer aided design | Vehicles | Maintenance | Decision support systems | Computer networks | Snow | Ice | Casper | Wyoming | United States | North America

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