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Accession Number PB2012-114257
Title Bridge Management: Practices in Idaho, Michigan and Virginia.
Publication Date Jan 2009
Media Count 42p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Bridge management practices of departments of transportation (DOTs) in three US states, Idaho, Michigan and Virginia, are reported. These DOTs are examples of the success that is possible for asset management practices applied to bridges and culverts. Idaho, Michigan and Virginia employ bridge man-agement practices that include four features: Measurement of performance of bridges and culverts with targets for performance. Work programs that respond to performance measurements and targets. Reporting to stakeholders on performance of bridges and culverts. Commitment within DOTS to preservation of existing assets. Idaho, Michigan and Virginia measure the performance of bridges and culverts using National Bridge Inventory (NBI) general condition ratings. Idaho reports network-level performance as the percentage of structures in good condition. Michigan and Virginia report the percentage of structures in fair or good condition.
Keywords Asset management
Bridges
Culverts
Idaho
Maintenance management
Michigan
Performance evaluation
Stakeholders
State departments of transportation
Virginia

 
Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 50A - Highway Engineering
43G - Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
85H - Road Transportation
Corporate Author Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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