Spreadsheet Pavement Management Systems for Local Roads
Changes in administration and funding levels at the local government level are continuing to illustrate the need for information systems to aid the county engineer or public works director....

Historical Pavement Management Database Feasibility Study
Technological and operational issues related to implementing a historical database to support the South Dakota Department of Transportation's current and future pavement management activities...

Components of a Total Infrastructure Management System
As more and more levels of government investigate the benefits of an infrastructure management system, the need for a generic and easily implemented system is becoming more apparent. What...

Bonded Polyester Concrete Overlays Used in California
Bonded polyester concrete overlays have been very successful in California in restoring and preserving bridge decks from damage by road salts. The polyester concrete system has been employed...

Quality Control and Constructability of Slabs on Grade With Expert Systems
Constructability and quality control problems associated with the construction of slabs on grade are many. They vary from problems associated with cracking, scaling, dusting and spalling,...

PDS: An Expert System for Distress Diagnosis of Flexible Pavements in Taiwan
Pavement distress diagnosis requires a significant amount of engineering judgement which is difficult, if not impossible, to be quantified. This is an excellent domain for the development...

Simulating Paving Fleets with Non-Stationary Travel
Proper selection of equipment and fleet size can yield substantial savings in both time and cost. A simulation model of asphalt-paving operations is presented and impacts of non-stationary...

Highway Speed Radar for Pavement and Bridge Deck Evaluation
Radar has been developed as an economical alternative evaluating pavement layer properties and estimating quantities of deterioration in bridge decks. These highway applications are based...

Benefits From Improved Management of Pavement Facilities
Effective management of pavement facilities can provide several benefits both the agency and the travelling public over the long term. The benefits achieved from improved rehabilitation...

Evolution of Pavement Management Systems at the Port of Authority of New York and New Jersey
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (the Port Authority) operates the world's largest and busiest airport complex as well as an extensive roadway network. To provide effective...

Algorithm for Crack Detection in Automated Pavement Analysis
This paper summarizes recent research in various algorithms for detection of pavement cracks. The most successful algorithms use a digital filter to obtain an approximation of the principal...

Implementation of a District Level Highway Routine Maintenance Needs Assessment Program
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...

Applying PMS Lessons to New Infrastructure Tools
The objective of this paper is to present a historical summary of the factors which have influenced the successful implementation of pavement management system (PMS) for the lessons learned...

Airfield Pavement Management System
This paper describes a comprehensive Pavement Management System (PMS implemented at 24 airports in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The PMS development and implementation was completed in...

User Identified Short-Term and Long-Term Needs for Pavement Management Innovation
A survey involving 300 practicing engineer's from all over the United States and representing 20 other countries was conducted, concerning ideas and opinions of the priority research needed...

An Integrated System for Pavement Management
This paper describes the process of developing an integrated computerized pavement management system (PMS) for the New York State Thruway Authority. The process evolves around the integration...

A Pavement Management System for Port Orange
The city of Port Orange, Florida, with a population of approximately 35,000, initiated an investigation to develop a simple yet comprehensive pavement management system for their 143-mile...

Neural Network System for Automated Highway Pavement Inspection
A multi-layer perceptron back propagation neural network based methodology has been developed to process and analyze moire fringes obtained with an automated highway pavement inspection...

Evaluation of Two Automated Thresholding Techniques for Pavement Images
Thresholding of pavement images is an important step towards the design of an automated pavement crack detection system. However, traditional automated thresholding techniques generally...

Infrastructure Condition Forecasting Using Neural Networks
Condition forecasting models are critical components of any infrastructure management system. infrastructure condition assessed through periodic inspections which assign ratings to various...

 

 

 

 

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