Risk-based Methods for Geotechnical Features in Transportation Asset Managementby Mark Vessely, P.E., (M.ASCE), Geotechnical Engineer; Shannon & Wilson, Denver, CO, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2014, Vol. 15, Issue 2, Pg. 46-50
Document Type: Feature article
The purpose of asset management is to meet life cycle performance goals through the management of assets in the most cost-effective manner. In developing risk-based, asset management plans for the National Highway System, states are encouraged to include all infrastructure assets within the right-of-way corridor in the plan, not just bridges and pavements. Therefore, the goal of a risk-based asset management plan should be to improve or preserve the condition of all assets and the performance of the system.
Subject Headings: Risk management | Assets | Transportation management | Management methods | Geohazards | Resource management | Highway and road management | Highway bridges | Life cycles | Infrastructure
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