Implementation of the Indiana Bridge Management System

by Lisa C. Gion, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Justin Gough, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Kumares C. Sinha, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,
Robert E. Woods, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Infrastructure: Planning and Management

Abstract: Management of a bridge system involves a complex decision-making process. A comprehensive bridge management system provides a set of tools that aid this process by selecting improvement projects, estimating costs, prioritizing projects, and so on. Such a system has been developed by the Indiana Department Of Transportation (INDOT), in cooperation with the Joint Highway Research Project (JHRP) at Purdue Univ This paper presents a discussion of the computer packages developed for implementing the Indiana Bridge Management System (IBMS).

Subject Headings: Bridge management | Systems management | Highway and road management | Highway bridges | Information management | Computer software | Construction costs | North America | United States | Indiana

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