Implementation of a District Level Highway Routine Maintenance Needs Assessment Programby R. Chris Williams, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Kumares C. Sinha, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Samer Madanat, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Abstract: A routine highway maintenance needs assessment program allows a transportation agency to establish a maintenance work program consistent with the objectives of a pavement maintenance management system. With the assessment of the highway's condition, work load quantities and the associated costs can be estimated. Traditionally, agencies have used past historical data to estimate a highway systems maintenance needs. However, in an increasing competitive monetary environment, the idea of justifying the maintenance needs is becoming important.
Subject Headings: Maintenance | Systems management | Pavements | Highways and roads | Highway and road conditions | Load factors
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