This guide provides materials for the instructor of a Pavement Maintenance Effectiveness: Innovative Materials Workshop. The guide was developed to facilitate a slide presentation on state of the practice for pavement maintenance across six sessions.
Executive Brief: Advancing a Transportation Asset Management Approach | Research Report
Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) - The Colorado Experience | Research ReportAsset Management, Pavement
This case study details Colorado DOT's experiences with asset management and life cycle costing analysis (LCCA). CDOT began using LCCA to evaluate investment decisions, and the agency has developed an LCCA process that has been integrated into their planning, policies, and procedures to produce a sound, long-term approach to managing assets. This report is part of the FHWA Office of Asset Management's series of case studies on TAM, produced with the goal of sharing information between agencies to improve efficiency.
Missouri DOT Innovations Challenge | Research Report, WebsiteBridge, Pavement, Safety
This state-specific webpage provides an overview of Missouri DOT's Innovations Challenge program. The program challenges Missouri DOT employees to create innovative solutions and shares best practices as part of a continuous improvement effort. The site includes links to best practices in projects and productivity, and categories such as bridge maintenance, preventative maintenance, and winter operations, as well as videos from the program's annual showcase event.
Role and Value of Transportation for US Industries and Sectors | Research ReportBridge, Pavement, System Performance
NCHRP Project 20-24(89) is intended to provide compelling research results to support effective decision making and inform public policy. The research being undertaken to present—in ways that are both readily understandable to a broad audience and defensible within the professional community—the role and value of transportation to the U.S. economy, by developing case studies of transportation’s part in representative industries or economic sectors. These studies will rely on available data and accepted analysis methods to produce meaningful information and present that information in ways that will resonate with stakeholders in the nation’s transportation system.
NAMS Asset Management | Website
New Zealand Asset Management Support (NAMS) has led the development of asset management best practice withing New Zealand since 1995. NAMS is a non-profit industry organisation that provides a hub through which industry professionals can both gain and distribute information on the latest developments in asset management.
Web-based Traffic Data Visualization and Analysis Tools | Research ReportFreight, Pavement, System Performance
The objective of this proposed project is to develop an on-line user friendly truck weigh in motion (WIM) data tool where it offers data quality review and control functions, data visualization capabilities and analysis, and data output controls to meet pavement design, freight analysis, and truck weight and load trend analysis.
A report which details the use of transportation asset management as a framework for long-term sustainability, accountability, and performance of an agency and its assets. This report addresses asset management as a framework for accountability, as well as implementation procedures for TAM. The report additionally presents case studies of successful asset management programs.
This case study documents the development of the asset management program at Oregon DOT. ODOT changed their asset management methodology to incorporate economics as they produced the Oregon Highway Plan with the use of HERS, an investment-performance model. This report is part of the FHWA Office of Asset Management's series of case studies on TAM, produced with the goal of sharing information between agencies to improve efficiency.
Colorado DOT Process Improvement Homepage | Research Report, WebsiteSafety
This state-specific webpage communicates ongoing process improvement efforts at Colorado DOT. This continuous improvement webpage outlines strategies, active process improvement efforts, everyday ideas for a lean management approach, tools, and additional resources.