Peer state assessment of TxDOT maintenance program and practices, part II : test section survey findings and recommendations
Gao, Lu, Chi, Seokho, Prozzi, Jorge, Murphy, Mike, Zhang, Zhanmin, Sims, Tammy, & Yildirim, Yetkin (2012) Peer state assessment of TxDOT maintenance program and practices, part II : test section survey findings and recommendations. In Transportation Research Board (TRB) 91st Annual Meeting, 22-26 Janurary 2012, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C..
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This paper presents a road survey as part of a workshop conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to evaluate and improve the maintenance practices of the Texas highway system. Directors of maintenance from six peer states (California, Kansas, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, and Washington) were invited to this 3-day workshop. One of the important parts of this workshop was a Maintenance Test Section Survey (MTSS) to evaluate a number of pre-selected one-mile roadway sections. The workshop schedule allowed half a day to conduct the field survey and 34 sections were evaluated. Each of the evaluators was given a booklet and asked to rate the selected road sections. The goals of the MTSS were to:
1. Assess the threshold level at which maintenance activities are required as perceived by the evaluators from the peer states;
2. Assess the threshold level at which maintenance activities are required as perceived by evaluators from other TxDOT districts; and
3. Perform a pilot evaluation of the MTSS concept.
This paper summarizes the information obtained from survey and discusses the major findings based on a statistical analysis of the data and comments from the survey participants.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||07 Feb 2012 08:07|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2013 03:31|
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