The 40-Year Evolution of Pavement Management Systems

Pavement management was conceived in late 1960 by Pister, Finn, Haas, Hudson, and Scrivener, et al. It was initiated in 1970-1975 when Arizona, Kansas, Washington, and Texas developed simple Pavement Management Systems (PMS) that worked on mainframe computers, like IBM 650 and early CDC systems. There were four main problems with the development and growth […]


Delaware DOT introduces new pavement management system

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) went live with a significant upgrade to their pavement management system (PMS). Delaware has used AgileAssets® pavement management software since 1999, and after many improvements over the years, DelDOT launched their new pavement management system based on AgileAssets v7.1 software. In a short 3½ month period, the joint DelDOT and AgileAssets […]


Alaska DOT&PF to Replace Legacy Systems With AgileAssets Enterprise Asset Management Solutions

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced in mid-July that they had selected AgileAssets, Inc. of Austin, Texas to provide software to better manage their diverse portfolio of roads, bridges, equipment, fleet, vehicles, and other transportation assets valued at over $6.3 billion. This new software from AgileAssets provides integrated enterprise asset management solutions to help […]


New Mexico DOT Goes Live with Maintenance Management System Upgrade

On July 6, 2016, New Mexico DOT went live with a new enhanced Maintenance Management System (MMS) based on AgileAssets® Maintenance Manager™ (MMS).  As part of the go-live, the MMS module was merged with their existing Pavement Management System (PMS), which was implemented in 2013 by AgileAssets based on the AgileAssets® Pavement Analyst™ module. New Mexico DOT’s […]


City of Austin Launches New Pavement Management System

The City of Austin Public Works Department has another reason to celebrate this month – July 12th was the day their new Pavement Management System (PMS) went live after a year of hard work. Based on AgileAssets® Pavement Analyst™ software, this new system is a major milestone as the new PMS helps the city better […]


AgileAssets® Pavement Analyst™ – Product Showcase Series

Eric Perrone, Senior Principal Consultant at AgileAssets, demonstrates how AgileAssets Pavement Analyst can help you get the most value out of your substantial investments in pavement assets. From this webinar you will learn how: A Pavement Management System (PMS) can help manage your pavement assets in the most efficient way possible. AgileAssets Pavement Analyst allows […]


TXDOT Pavement Management System Goes Live

In the early 1970’s, TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) became one of the first states to implement a Pavement Management System (PMS). At that time, it was state-of-the-art in managing pavements. The system was dubbed Pavement Management Information System (PMIS). The plan was to provide administrators and district engineers with the information they needed to […]


AgileAssets’ Dr. W.R. Hudson Receives Brazilian Pavement Award

Dr. Ronald Hudson, Senior Consultant to AgileAssets, traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to attend the 56th annual meeting of the Brazil Asphalt Pavement Association (ABPv) on November 11, 2015.  In the meeting he presented a short paper in memoriam, honoring the 50 years of leadership to ABPv by Mario Kabalem Restom, the Founding Executive Director […]


The True Cost of Deferred Road Maintenance

Engineers have long known that good preservation, preventive maintenance, and programmed maintenance are essential to economical pavement and bridge performance and life.  A number of people including Mike Sheflin, former Commissioner of Public Works for the Regional Municipality of Ottawa, Canada, have shown that investing $1.00 at the appropriate time in pavement maintenance can save […]

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