Maintaining a safe road network requires increasingly complex analytical skills and regulatory compliance. Safety analysts, engineers, and asset managers can benefit from using an advanced safety management system (SMS) to design and implement effective strategies. Read this paper to learn how a SMS helps you: Identify roadway risk factors and patterns Make better engineering decisions […]
To get the most value for available funds, transportation agencies need to know which projects will bring the most benefit in the short and long term. Large road networks can benefit from using an integrated asset management system to perform advanced cross-asset trade-off analysis. A trade-off analysis can determine the right timing and mix of projects […]
Today’s bridge management systems (BMSs) are transforming how transportation leaders inspect and manage a wide range of bridge structures. But many agencies are not using their BMS to the fullest. With the advanced analytics of a contemporary BMS, transportation leaders can improve bridge asset performance and get more value from their structures. Read this […]
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) are becoming increasingly attractive vehicles to support the management of complex infrastructure projects. Advanced asset management systems enhances PPP effectiveness by improving decisions and business performance as well as minimizing risks. Read this study to learn: How PPP models work How you can better manage PPP contracts Which new technologies can streamline your […]
Cities and counties face unique challenges when managing their local road networks. But four outstanding local agencies are improving their performance while saving millions of dollars. Read this paper to learn how: Carroll County, MD reduced pavement repair costs by $71 million Pinellas County, FL saved $12 million while improving internal processes and services The […]
Pavement management systems (PMS) have been in use since 1975. Most US states and many of the world’s countries including Chile use PMS. A Maintenance Management System (MMS) is the set of data and computer tools that make it possible for an agency to track its assets and apply its maintenance funds correctly and effectively for all its assets.
What are the most efficient ways to screen your roadway network for safety needs? This paper shows how an integrated safety management system (SMS) can improve your screening processes by using criteria specific to your agency. Read this paper to learn how a SMS can help you: Meet federal mandates through agency-specific network screening Use […]
A new formulation of a multi-year, multi-constraint, network-scale pavement management system methodology is described and compared with the year-by-year multi-constraint technique.
A pavement management system (PMS) is a critical long-term investment. Before selecting a new system, make sure you know which features and functions can help you best meet your agency’s goals. Read this paper to learn about these 9 key criteria: Performance Models Optimization Accessibility and Benefits Across Your Agency System Integration and Implementation Simple, […]