State and local transportation leaders share asset management insights.

With 30 expert presenters and nearly 400 participants from state DOTs, local public works agencies, and AgileAssets partner firms, the virtual Xchange Roadshow 2020 offered a wide range of learning experiences. Session videos are now available on demand, including agency case studies demonstrating best practices in pavement, maintenance, and bridge management.

Access video galleries for Xchange Roadshow: USA East and Xchange Roadshow: USA Southwest—or read session highlights below.

Xchange Roadshow: USA East Highlights

How North Carolina DOT Uses Multivariant Analysis to Improve Bridge Management Decision-Making

Cary Clemmons, North Carolina DOT Bridge Management Analyst, explains how to improve project management, forecasting, and decision-making by configuring AgileAssets analysis solutions to address what-if scenarios, needs predictions, and decision modeling.

 


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Successful Asset Management in Polk County, Florida

The Kercher Group Principal Aaron Gerber, P.E., and Polk County Asset Management Section Manager Katia Delgado, P.E., share Polk County’s success story as a national leader among local governments for implementing infrastructure asset management. They reveal keys to success in driving system adoption, promoting transparency, and serving the public interest. The most important lesson learned, Delgado says, is to “own the process from beginning to end.”

 


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Asset Management for Municipal Governments: Pavements, Bridges, and Sidewalks

Assistant Director of Transportation for the City of Raleigh Christopher W. McGee, P.E. explains that while it’s important to have an accounting of physical assets, a reliable process of evaluating asset data for long-term maintenance, management, and funding is also essential.

 


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AgileAssets to Esri® Roads and Highways LRS Interface — NYSDOT’s Challenges and Accomplishments

To create a bridge of communication between the AgileAssets platform and the Esri GIS environment, New York State DOT (NYSDOT) began testing and preparing for the LRS Gateway™ sync in 2018. Now, after achieving key milestones, Transportation Analyst Benedikt Gustafsson shares NYSDOT’s processes, from the basics and lessons learned to reliability and success.

 


Map-based Maintenance Management and Planning for North Carolina DOT

With innovative uses of the AgileAssets maintenance management solution, North Carolina DOT Maintenance Management Engineer Ryan Conley shows how his organization uses a map-based interface to support data visualization and validation, as well as to plan and review work.

 


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Automated Cracking Data Collection in Raleigh, NC

Charles Pilson, Ph.D., P.E., Principal at The Kercher Group, joins Eric Botting, Business Development Manager at ARRB Group, to present a new methodology for collecting automated pavement-condition data in Raleigh, NC. They explain why it matters, how it’s done, and how to create an RFP for data collection services.

 


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Enterprise Asset Management at NYSDOT

Steve Wilcox, P.E., Director of the New York State DOT (NYSDOT) Maintenance Program Planning Bureau, provides an overview of NYSDOT’s approach to enterprise asset management, including how it leverages key components of the AgileAssets platform to effectively manage $68 billion in bridges and roads.

 


Managing Infrastructure Assets in a (Post-)Pandemic Environment

In his keynote presentation, AgileAssets CEO Stuart Hudson, P.E., showcases how several transportation agencies have successfully adapted to COVID-related disruptions in the work environment by implementing new ways to manage staff and infrastructure assets.

 

Product Xchange: Vision

Michael Lester, Chief Operating Officer at AgileAssets, previews new, turnkey solutions designed especially for city and county agencies. These “express” solutions are easier to deploy and faster to add value to the agency while supporting the full lifecycle management of pavements and other assets through data visualizations, advanced analytics, and customizable reports.

 

Product Showcase

AgileAssets’ Kingsley Nwosu, Director of Product Management, and Priya Menon, Senior Manager of Product Management, present a deeper dive, with brief demonstrations, of new and updated AgileAssets solutions.

 

Dashboards, Maps, Data Visualizations, and Reporting

Knowing that “seeing is believing,” Kingsley Nwosu, Director of Product Management at AgileAssets, shows how easy it is to visualize key data points and share essential asset lifecycle information with both internal and external stakeholders. Relying on AgileAssets visualization capabilities, users can quickly see the location, condition, and performance of transportation assets for more informed planning and decision-making.

 


 

Xchange Roadshow: USA Southwest Highlights

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Using Analytics for Pavement Project Selection and Decision-Making at Texas DOT

Texas DOT subject matter experts Feng Hong, Ph.D., P.E., Pavements Branch Manager, Transportation Engineer Hui Wu, Ph.D., P.E., and Elizabeth Paul, E.I.T., Engineering Assistant III, provide their “look under the hood” of AgileAssets Pavement Analyst™. They explain key analytics, including benefit/cost ranking and optimization, and share examples of how advanced analytics can drive project selection decisions.

 


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Managing Pavement, Sidewalks, and Alleys at City of Dallas

Eric Perrone, P.E., a principal at The Kercher Group, and Jennifer Nicewander, Senior Program Manager at City of Dallas, show how the city turned around its pavement management modeling and processes on a fixed budget by revising existing practices, identifying areas of improvement, and laying the groundwork for collaboration and change.

 


How New Mexico DOT Used AgileAssets Maintenance Manager™ and Reporting to Address the COVID Crisis

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, New Mexico DOT (NMDOT) was in the middle of upgrading its pavement management system (PMS) and maintenance management system (MMS) to the software-as-a-service (SaaS) environment, including all Highway Maintenance Management System (HMMS) legacy data. Undeterred, the agency never stopped work. Presenter Camille Valdez, NMDOT Management Analyst Supervisor, describes how AgileAssets MMS helped her team capture costs for FEMA reimbursement.

 


Improving Urban Pavement Roughness Measures to Meet Customer Expectations

Presenter Ed Poppitt, P.E., PWLF, Consulting Engineer at City of Austin Public Works, Street and Bridges Operations, offers recommendations for improving the collection and quality of pavement data to drive better outcomes for local road networks.

 


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Quality Control and Data Analytics Using AgileAssets Maintenance Manager™ at Texas DOT

Texas DOT subject matter experts Mark Johnson, P.E., Transportation Engineer, and Brandye Munn, Systems Analyst, share the ongoing efforts to ensure agency staffers understand how to use AgileAssets MMS to its greatest benefit.

 


Achieving TAMP Targets for Pavements

“What comes first?” asks Charles Pilson, Ph.D., P.E., Principal at The Kercher Group. The answer: “The target of the analysis.” He explains how pavement management systems can be used to set and project “significant progress” toward targets—whether required in the TAMP to meet legislative requirements or, more generally, for asset management planning.

 


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Implementation of Structural Strength Data for Network-Level Pavement Management

Advancements in Traffic Speed Deflection Devices (TSDDs) have enabled the evaluation of structural conditions at the network level, reducing safety hazards associated with traditional falling-weight deflectometer devices. These devices can also be cost-effective, explains Jenny Li, Section Director at Texas State Department of Transportation. In this session, she demonstrates how to incorporate TSDD data into the pavement-treatment decision-making process.

 


Managing Infrastructure Assets in a (Post-)Pandemic Environment

In his keynote presentation, AgileAssets CEO Stuart Hudson, P.E., showcases how several transportation agencies have successfully adapted to COVID-related disruptions in the work environment by implementing new ways to manage staff and infrastructure assets.

 

Product Xchange: Vision

Michael Lester, Chief Operating Officer at AgileAssets, previews new, turnkey solutions designed especially for city and county agencies. These “express” solutions are easier to deploy and faster to add value to the agency while supporting the full lifecycle management of pavements and other assets through data visualizations, advanced analytics, and customizable reports.

 

Product Showcase

AgileAssets’ Kingsley Nwosu, Director of Product Management, and Priya Menon, Senior Manager of Product Management, present a deeper dive, with brief demonstrations, of new and updated AgileAssets solutions.

 

Dashboards, Maps, Data Visualizations, and Reporting

Knowing that “seeing is believing,” Kingsley Nwosu, Director of Product Management at AgileAssets, shows how easy it is to visualize key data points and share essential asset lifecycle information with both internal and external stakeholders. Relying on AgileAssets visualization capabilities, users can quickly see the location, condition, and performance of transportation assets for more informed planning and decision-making.

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