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An AHP-based Approach to Prioritizing Resources for Highway Routine Maintenance

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2013 ... Epigmenio Gonzalez [and six others] ∑ The Texas Department of Transportation has been experiencing maintenance budget fluctuations recently. The budget shortage has a negative impact on the agency's maintenance strategies and results in the undesirable deterioration of highway conditions, increasing the risk for both road users

6623-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6623-2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6623-2.pdf
2.2 MB
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Simulation of Investment Returns of Toll Projects

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2013 ... by Weiyuan Yuwen and Zhanmin Zhang ∑ This research develops a methodological framework to illustrate key stages in applying the simulation of investment returns of toll projects, acting as an example process of helping agencies conduct numerical risk analysis by taking certain uncertainties associated with toll projects into

2013-600451-00075-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/13/600451-00075-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/600451-00075-1.pdf
1.3 MB
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Travel Demand Management Guidebook

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2013 ... Randy Machemehl [and five others] ∑ "Demand leveling is a system of strategies to reduce congestion by reducing the number of single-occupancy vehicles (SOV) trying to simultaneously use congested roadways. By changing times of travel, diverting trips to other modes (walking, cycling, or transit), and/or increasing the vehicle

702-P2/P1 [CTR] ... Product 6-0702-P2; Product 6-0702-P1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/6-0702-p2.pdf
3.6 MB
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An Integrated Approach to Managing the Finance, Maintenance, and Operation of Transportation Systems

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2013 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and eight others] ∑ With the continued increase of demand on Texas highways, the consumption rate of our roads will accelerate due to the constrained funding for maintenance. Our highways represent a multi-billion dollar investment in our transportation system. Given the extent of the Texas highway

701-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/6-0701-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/6-0701-1.pdf
830 KB
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A Web-Based Pavement Performance and Maintenance Management and GIS Mapping System for Easy Access to Pavement Condition Information : Final Report

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2013 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Michael R. Murphy ∑ State Departments of Transportation, including the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), have long been moving towards the development and implementation of pavement management systems that would enable monitoring of the performance of their roadways, as well as

9035-01-P1 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P1-Final

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/5-9035-01-P1.pdf
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Evaluation of Texas Condition Assessment Program and Recommendations for Improvement

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2013 ... Hui Wu ∑ The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) uses the Texas Condition Assessment Program (TxCAP) to measure and compare the overall road maintenance conditions among its 25 districts. Statistical analyses were carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of TxCAP and its sampling process. A case study

Poster 2013 CTR Symp: Wu

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Optimizing Resource Allocations for Highway Routine Maintenance

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2012 ... [Research Performed by: Center for Transportation Research; Research Supervisor: Zhanmin Zhang; Researchers: Mike Murphy and six others] ∑ "The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is responsible for maintaining more than 190,000 lane miles of highways. TxDOT is not only obligated to preserve the pavements in

6623-PSR [CTR] ... PSR 0-6623-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6623

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6623.pdf

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Optimizing Resource Allocations for Routine Highway Maintenance : Workshop Summary

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2012 ... Epigmenio Gonzalez [and six others] ∑ This document contains information about a workshop held November 8, 2010, on the topic of TxCAP for TxDOT research project 0-6623. "The Texas Condition Assessment Program (TxCAP) combines information from PMIS, TxMAP, and TxTAP to get an overall picture of state roads.

6623-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-6623-P2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6623_p2.pdf
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A Procedural Document Describing the Process of Developing the 4-year Plan

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2012 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Michael R. Murphy ∑ The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is responsible for a vast managed pavement network: 79,991 centerline miles of highways and 49,829 bridges. Rider 55 of the appropriations bill for TxDOT requires that prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the department provide the

9035-01-P8 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P8

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_p8.pdf
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A Web-Based Pavement Performance and Maintenance Management and GIS Mapping System for Easy Access to Pavement Condition Information

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2012 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Michael R. Murphy ∑ State Departments of Transportation, including the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), have long been moving towards the development and implementation of pavement management systems that would enable monitoring of the performance of their roadways, as well as

9035-01-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-12/5-9035-01-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_2.pdf
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User Guides for PPMM and GIS for PMIS : Final Report

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2012 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Michael R. Murphy, Hui Wu ∑ Part A: "The Pavement Performance and Maintenance Management (PPMM) is a web-based application that aims to use the existing data from the Pavement Management Information Systems (PMIS) database to monitor and analyze current pavement performance. PPMM comprises two

9035-01-P2 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/ctr/5-9035-01-P2.pdf
730 KB
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Maintenance Test Section Survey: Data Collection and Analysis

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2012 ... Jorge Prozzi [and six others] ∑ A Maintenance Test Section Survey (MTSS) was conducted as part of a Peer State Review of the Texas Maintenance Program conducted October 5Ė7, 2010. The purpose of the MTSS was to conduct a field review of 34 highway test sections and obtain participantsí opinions about pavement, roadside,

6664-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6664-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6664_2.pdf
4.5 MB
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Deliverable Background (Document to be embedded in SCI Algorithm) and SCI Analysis Workbook (Excel) -- Training/User's Manual on SCI and Network-level FWD Deflection

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[2012] ... By: Mike Murphy, C. Pechlivanidis, Zhanmin Zhang ∑ The Pavement Structural Condition Index (SCI) is a screening tool for pavement maintenance and rehabilitation (M&R) decisions at the network-level. ∑ Cataloger's note: No date on CD-ROM. Delivered from press 6/27/2012. kab ∑ Publ. by: University of Texas at

4322-01-P1/P2 ... Product 5-4322-01-P1; Product 5-4322-01-P2

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http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/5-4322-01-P2.zip
P1: 1.3 MB; P2: 6.2 MB
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A Four-Year Pavement Management Plan (FY 2011-FY 2014): Updated Analysis Report

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2012 ... Authors: Wenxing Liu [and three others] ∑ "The 2011-2014 Pavement Management Plan (PMP) provides TxDOT with a mechanism to predict pavement conditions based on a specified funding level and project-specific plan. The resulting report consisted of the summary of the number of lane miles that each district planned to treat

9035-01-P6 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P6

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_P6.pdf
1.3 MB
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A Four-Year Pavement Management Plan (FY 2011-FY 2014)

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2012 ... Authors: Wenxing Liu [and three others] ∑ "The 2011-2014 Pavement Management Plan (PMP) provides TxDOT with a mechanism to predict pavement conditions based on a specified funding level and project-specific plan. The resulting report consisted of the summary of the number of lane miles that each district planned to treat

9035-01-P5 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P5

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_P5.pdf
1.5 MB
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RTI Special Studies for TxDOT Administration in FY 2011

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2012 ... Khali R. Persad [and five others] ∑ This research project was established by TxDOTís Research and Technology Implementation Office to address special studies required by the departmentís Administration during FY 2011. Three short-term, quick-turnaround tasks were completed and are documented. The following three tasks

6581-CT-3 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6581-CT-3

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6581_CT_3.pdf
2.1 MB
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Seven TxDOT Strategic Research Briefs for FY 2011

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2012 ... Khali R. Persad [and nineteen others] ∑ This document contains seven research briefs developed for TxDOT's Strategic Research Program (SRP) in FY 2011, with a brief introduction summarizing the initiation of the SRP. ∑ CONTENTS: Project Summary Report: Development of a Strategic Research Program for TxDOT -- SRP

6661-RB [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-12/0-6661-RB

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6661_rb.pdf
7.2 MB
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Integrated Transportation Network Infrastructure Maintenance and Expansion Planning

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[2011] ... Lu Gao, Chi Xie, and Zhanmin Zhang ∑ Maintenance of existing road network infrastructure and expansion of networks with new facilities are two major transportation system investment categories. Road maintenance projects optimize scheduling maintenance activities so that pavement is in good condition, while road

Poster 2011 CTR Symp: Gao-2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/symposium/poster-session/2011/presenters/Poster_Gao_2.pdf
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An Augmented Lagrangian Decomposition Approach for Infrastructure Maintenance and Rehabilitation Decision Under Budget Uncertainty

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[2011] ... Lu Gao, Zhanmin Zhang, Runhua Guo ∑ This article addresses a general class of infrastructure management problems raised in maintenance and rehabilitation scheduling. Infrastructure agencies usually face budget uncertainties that eventually lead to suboptimal scheduling planning if maintenance decisions are made

Poster 2011 CTR Symp: Gao-1

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http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/symposium/poster-session/2011/presenters/Poster_Gao_1.pdf
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A 4-Year Pavement Management Plan (FY 2012-2015)

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2011 ... Sunny Jaipuria, Mike Murphy, Zhanmin Zhang ∑ "Rider 55 of the Texas Department of Transportationís (TxDOT) appropriations bill requires that prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the department provide the Legislative Budget Board and the Governor with a detailed plan for the use of these funds that includes, but is not

9035-01-P7 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P7

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_P7.pdf
1.4 MB
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Pavement Management 2011. Volume 1

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2011 ... [various authors] ∑ This issue of the Transportation Research Record contains 17 papers concerned with pavement management systems, pavement monitoring and evaluation, and full-scale and accelerated pavement testing. ∑ CONTENTS: Inlcudes "Integrated Maintenance and Expansion Planning for Transportation Network

TRR 2225 ... TRR 2225 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 2225

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Prioritization of Highway Maintenance Functions Using Multi-Attribute Decision Making with Fuzzy Pairwise Comparison

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2011 ... by Wenxing Liu and Zhanmin Zhang ∑ As is the case for most of the Departments of Transportation in the U.S., the Texas Department of Transportation has been experiencing fluctuations of budget for maintaining and preserving its highway infrastructure over the recent years. If the maintenance budget shortfall lasts for an

2011-161128-1 [CTR] ... 161128-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/161128-1.pdf
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A Web-Based Pavement Performance and Maintenance Management and GIS Mapping System for Easy Access to Pavement Condition Information

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2011 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Michael R. Murphy ∑ State Departments of Transportation, including the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), have been moving towards the development and implementation of pavement management systems that would enable monitoring of the performance of their roadways, as well as

9035-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/5-9035-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_1.pdf
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Peer State Assessment of TxDOT Maintenance Program and Practices : Workshop and Road Rally Findings

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2011 ... Lu Gao [and six others] ∑ In an effort to evaluate and improve their practices to ensure the future excellence of the Texas highway system, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) sought a forum in which experts from other state departments of transportation could share their expertise. Thus, the Peer State Review of

6664-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6664-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6664_1.pdf
1.4 MB
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Impact of Performance Goals on the Needs of Highway Infrastructure Maintenance

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2011 ... by Sunny Jaipuria and Zhanmin Zhang, Ph.D. ∑ Although it is widely accepted that establishing suitable performance goals is critical for system maintenance and preservation, a framework that considers the inter-relationship between conflicting objectives of minimum maintenance and rehabilitation costs, deferred maintenance

2011-169208-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/11/169208-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/169208-1.pdf
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Optimal Infrastructure Maintenance Scheduling Problem Under Budget Uncertainty

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2011 ... by Lu Gao and Zhanmin Zhang, Ph.D. ∑ This research addresses a general class of infrastructure asset management problems. Infrastructure agencies usually face budget uncertainties that will eventually lead to suboptimal planning if maintenance decisions are made without taking the uncertainty into consideration. It is

2011-161028-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/11/161028-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/161028-1.pdf
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Validation and Implementation of the Structural Condition Index (SCI) for Network-Level Pavement Evaluation

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2011 ... Sree Sravya Sruthi Peddibhotla, Dr. Mike Murphy, and Dr. Zhanmin Zhang ∑ The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) uses the Pavement Management Information Systems (PMIS) to store and analyze pavement data, and to summarize information needed to support pavement-related decisions. The information on

4322-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/5-4322-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_4322_01_1.pdf
8.1 MB
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Peer State Review of TxDOT Maintenance Practices

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2011 ... RS: Mike Murphy, Researchers: Seokho Chi [and four others] ∑ The objective of this project was to provide the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) with an assessment of their maintenance program and practices based on a review by maintenance directors from peer states. This information will be used by TxDOT to

6664-s [CTR] ... PSR 0-6664 ... Project Summary Report, 0-6664

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/0-6664.pdf
48 KB
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RTI Special Studies for TxDOT Administration in FY 2010

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2011 ... Khali R. Persad [and twelve others] ∑ This research project was established by the Texas Department of Transportationís (TxDOT) Research and Technology Implementation Office (RTI) in Fiscal Year 2009 and renewed in FY 2010 to evaluate transportation issues as requested by TxDOTís Administration, and develop findings and/or

6581-CT-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6581-CT-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6581_CT_2.pdf
4.6 MB
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It's About Time : Investing in Transportation to Keep Texas Economically Competitive. Appendices

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2011 ... Texas 2030 Committee [and others] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: APPENDIX A : PAVEMENT QUALITY (Zhanmin Zhang, Michael R. Murphy, Robert Harrison), 7 pages -- APPENDIX B : BRIDGE QUALITY (Jose Weissmann, Angela J. Weissmann), 6 pages -- APPENDIX C : URBAN TRAFFIC CONGESTION (Tim Lomax, David Schrank), 32 pages --

6666-TTI-1 Appendices ... 0-6666-TTI-1 App.

Full-text Link:
http://texas2030committee.tamu.edu/documents/final_03-2011_appendices.pdf
14.1 MB
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Longer Combination Vehicles & Road Trains for Texas?

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2011 ... RS: C. Michael Walton, CTR; Researchers: Robert Harrison [and five others] ∑ Texas faces a highway funding shortfall and increasing freight demand, which translates to fewer miles of new highway and higher levels of congestion. One solution is to move the additional freight on more productive trucks on key routes on the current

6095-PSR [CTR] ... PSR 0-6095-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6095

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/0-6095.pdf

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Interim Report and Presentation for the TxDOT Administration

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2010 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Michael Murphy and Robert Harrison ∑ This report presents four documents created by the TxDOT Multi-tier Pavement Management Workgroup. ∑ CONTENTS: White Paper, February 12, 2010: "Multi-Tier Pavement Condition Goals : White Paper" / Texas Department of Transportation Construction Division, Materials

6655-CT-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-6655-CT-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6655_CT_1.pdf
2.3 MB
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4-Year Pavement Management Plan (with Proposition 12 Projects) : Analysis Report

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2009 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ Rider 55 of TxDOTís appropriations bill requires that prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the department provide the Legislative Budget Board and the Governor with a detailed plan for the use of these funds that includes, but is not limited to a district by district analysis of pavement

9035-01-P4 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P4

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_P4.pdf
2.2 MB
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4-Year Pavement Management Plan : Analysis Report

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2009 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ Rider 55 of TxDOTís appropriations bill requires that prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the department provide the Legislative Budget Board and the Governor with a detailed plan for the use of these funds that includes, but is not limited to a district by district analysis of pavement

9035-01-P3 [CTR] ... Product 5-9035-01-P3

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9035_01_P3.pdf
2.3 MB
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Implementation of Electronic Appraisal System

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2009 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ Research project 9-1523 is a Texas-led study supported by national pooled funds which has developed a prototype Electronic Appraisal System (EAS). The EAS streamlines the review and approval process for real property acquisition by allowing the capture, transmission, storage, management,

1523-03-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/5-1523-03-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_1523_03_1.pdf
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Electronic Appraisal Development Study / System Requirements / User Manual / Data Dictionary

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2009 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ This document serves as an introductory user manual to Electronic Appraisal Report System (EARS) developed as for implementation project 5-1523-03. The proposed EARS is a web-based system capable of capturing, transmitting, storing, managing, and analyzing Right-of-Way appraisal data,

1523-03-P1/P2 [CTR] ... Product 5-1523-03-P1; Product 5-1523-03-P2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/5-1523-03-P2_PDFs.zip
Zip = P2 (3 PDFs)
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Special Studies for TxDOT Administration in FY 2009

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2009 ... Khali Persad [and six others] ∑ This research project was established by TxDOT's Research and Technology Implementation Office to address special studies required by the department's Administration during FY 2009. Five short-term, quick turnaround tasks were completed and are documented. ∑ Project performed in

6581-CT-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-6581-CT-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6581_CT_1.pdf
5.4 MB
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Project Level Performance Database for Rigid Pavements In Texas

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2008 ... Moon Won [and three others] ∑ TxDOT has the most mileage of continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP) in the United States. Many miles of this pavement are quite old, still serving the state's transportation needs well beyond their intended design lives. Meanwhile, some sections of CRCP experience

5445 [CTR] ... PSR 0-5445 ... Project Summary Report, 0-5445

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5445.pdf

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A Probabilistic and Adaptive Approach to Modeling Performance of Pavement Infrastructure

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2007 ... Zheng Li and Zhanmin Zhang ∑ Accurate prediction of pavement performance is critical to pavement management agencies. Reliable and accurate predictions of pavement infrastructure performance can save significant amounts of money for pavement infrastructure management agencies through better planning,

2007-167267-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC/07/167267-1

Full-text Link:
http://swutc.tamu.edu/publications/technicalreports/167267-1.pdf

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Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations Report

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2007 ... Carlos H. Caldas [and five others] ∑ Right-of-way acquisition is an integral component of the overall planning and implementation of highway and transportation projects. This process has become more complex, expensive, time consuming, and socially sensitive over the last few decades. For this reason, the valuations of the

5379-1 [CTR] ... 0-5379-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5379_1.pdf
2.3 MB
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Electronic Appraisal Development Study

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2006 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and four others] ∑ The acquisition of Right-of-Way is one of the major tasks involved in most of the highway projects. It is a highly complicated process requiring multiple stages, various participants, and large amounts of data and information. It is the duty of the State Departments of transportation to ensure that the

1523-1 [CTR] ... 9-1523-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/9_1523_1.pdf
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Synthesis of Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations

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2006 ... Carlos H. Caldas [and five others] ∑ Right-of-way (R/W) acquisition is an integral component of the overall planning and implementation of highway and transportation projects. This process has become more complex, expensive, time consuming and socially sensitive over the last few decades. The valuation of the parcels

5379-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-5379-P1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5379_P1.pdf
490 KB
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TxDOT Guidebook for Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations

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2006 ... Carlos H. Caldas [and four others] ∑ In fiscal year 1999, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA, 2003b) reported that the federal government spent nearly one billion dollars on right-of-way (R/W) acquisition. Because valuations and negotiations can have such a large impact on a projectís overall success, they are

5379-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-5379-P2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5379_P2.pdf
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Geology and Properties of Earth Materials 2006

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2006 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Implementation of Spring Load Restrictions Using a Deflection-Calibrated Thaw Index-- Stephen N. Goodman; -- Estimating Thermal Conductivity of Pavement Granular Materials and Subgrade Soils-- Jean COte and Jean-Marie Konrad; -- Hauling with Full Axle Weights and Reduced Tire

TRR 1967 ... TRR 1967 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1967

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Right-of-Way Cost Estimating Tool Training Documentation

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2006 ... Kara Kockelman [and four others] ∑ This guide will demonstrate how to use the ROW Estimating Tool developed in TxDOT Project 5-4079. ∑ Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

4079-01-P2 [CTR] ... Product 5-4079-01-P2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/5-4079-01-P2.ppt
556 KB PowerPoint
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Electronic Appraisal Development Study

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2006 ... RS: Zhanmin Zhang; Researchers: Carlos Caldas [and three others] ∑ The objectives of this research were 1) to gather and analyze requirements for, and document a plan for, a prototype design of an Electronic Appraisal System (EAS) that would effectively support the transmission, analysis, and storage of appraisal

1523-S [CTR] ... PSR 1523-S ... Project Summary Report, 9-1523

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/1523.pdf

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Best Practices in Right-of-Way Valuations and Negotiations

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2006 ... RS: Carlos H. Caldas; Researchers: Eugene J. Chung [and four others] ∑ Right-of-way acquisition is an integral component of the overall planning and implementation of highway and transportation projects. This process has become more complex, expensive, time-consuming, and socially sensitive over the last few decades. The

5379-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-5379-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5379

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5379.pdf

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Right of Way Cost Estimating Tool User Manual

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2006 ... Kara Kockelman [and four others] ∑ This document is the user manual for the Right-of-Way (ROW) Acquisition Cost Estimating Planning Tool developed to help appraisers evaluate and analyze ROW acquisition costs. This tool is an interface between a set of regression equations and the users. It can also help manage the ROW

4079-01-P1 [CTR] ... Product 5-4079-01-P1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_4079_01_P1.pdf

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Estimating the Cost of Right-of-Way Acquisitions Along Texas Corridors

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2006 ... Kara Kockelman [and four others] ∑ Right-of-way (R/W) acquisitions can be a significant component of a project?s total cost. When owners reject the compensation offered for their properties as insufficient, the project comes to a halt until an agreement can be reached and increased funding can be obtained. Moreover, the process

4079-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-07/5-4079-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_4079_01_1.pdf

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Construction, 2006

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2006 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Quantification of Risk Cost Associated with Short-Term Warranty-Based Specifications for Pavements -- Zhanmin Zhang and Ivan Damnjanovic -- Quantitity-Based Approach to Preliminary Cost Estimates for Highway Projects-- Jui-Sheng Chou, Min Peng, Khali R. Persad, and James T.

TRR 1946 ... TRR 1946 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1946

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Soil Mechanics 2005

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2005 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Design of ribbed concrete approach slab based on interaction with the embankment--X. M. Shi, C. S. Cai, G. Voyiadjis, Z. Zhang -- Use of microcracking to reduce shrinkage cracking in cement-treated bases--S. Sebesta -- Early-age strength assessment of cement-treated base material--W. S.

TRR 1936 ... TRR 1936 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1936

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Pavement Management; Monitoring, Evaluation, and Data Storage; and Accelerated Testing 2005

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2005 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Life-Cycle Cost Analysis, and Performance-Based Specification Pay Factors--L. Whiteley, S. Tighe, and Z. Zhang -- Analysis of Long-Term Effectiveness of Thin Hot-Mix Asphaltic Concrete Overlay Treatments--S. Labi, G. Lamptey, S. Konduri, K. C. Sinha; Incorporating Variability into

TRR 1940 ... TRR 1940 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1940

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An Automated System for Updating Pavement Layer Data

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2005 ... Zhanmin zhang, Terry Dossey and Pithon Vithayasricharoen ∑ Research Project 0-4381, entitled "Develop an Automated System for Updating Pavement Layer Data", is intended to develop the appropriate mechanism and the corresponding algorithms that can be used to build an automated relationship between the

4381-1 [CTR] ... 0-4381-1

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Definition of the "Cradle-to-Grave" Pavement Management Process

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2005 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ The highway transportation system is vital to the mobility of goods and people in Texas. Pavements are an important component of the highway transportation infrastructure, accounting for the single largest share of the overall investment in highway infrastructure. Because of the large

4186-P1 [CTR] ... Product 0-4186-P1

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Cradle-to-Grave Pavement Monitoring of Pavements and Pavement Management Information Systems (PMIS) Functionality Enhancement Planning : A Summary

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2004 ... Zhanmin Zhang and Randy B. Machemehl ∑ Pavements are an important part of the highway transportation infrastructure, accounting for the single largest share of the overall investment. A tremendous amount of time and money is spent each year on the construction of new pavements, as well as on the

4186-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4186-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4816

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A Comprehensive Plan for PMIS Functionality Enhancements and Pavement-Related Databases in TxDOT

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2004 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Randy B. Machemehl, and Zach Piepmeyer ∑ Research Report 0-4186-3 provides the details of the comprehensive plan developed under Project 0-4186. Each report on this CD-ROM is available as a PDF or .DOC. | The objective of pavement management is to maintain or improve the condition of the pavement

4186-3/4-8,P1 [CTR] ... 0-4186-3; 0-4186-4; 0-4186-5; 0-4186-6; 0-4186-7; 0-4186-8; Product 0-4186-

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Summary of the Automated System for Updating Pavement Layer Database

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2004 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Terry Dossey and Pithon Vithayasricharoen ∑ Up-to-date pavement layer data is one of the most critical issues in Pavement Management Systems (PMS). With the availability of accurate and up-to-date pavement layer data, more effective management and engineering of highway pavements can be achieved in

4381-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4381-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4381

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Business Analysis and Solutions Report

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2004 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Pithon Vithayasricharoen and Terry E. Dossey ∑ Project 0-4381 is intended to develop the appropriate mechanism and the corresponding algorithms that can be used to build an automated relationship between the pavement layer database and other potential source(s) of pavement layer information at TxDOT. This

4381-P2 [CTR] ... Product 0-4381-P2

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Construction 2004

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2004 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Innovative Strategies on Dallas High Five Project -- Khwaja, Nabeel; Nelson, Jay. -- Stringline Effects on Concrete Pavement Construction -- Rasmussen, Robert Otto; Karamihas, Steven M.; Cape, William R.; Chang, George K.; Guntert, Ronald M.. -- Assessment of Profiler Performance for

TRR 1900 ... TRR 1900 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1900

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Study of Current Truck Configurations

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2004 ... Feng Wang [and four others] ∑ The current AASHTO Guide for the Design of Pavement Structures was derived from the large-scale Road Test conducted by AASHTO in the 1950s. Being empirical in nature, the AASHTO pavement design guide reflects only the truck technology prevalent at the AASHTO Road Test. However, truck

1862-1 [CTR] ... 0-1862-1

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Maintenance and Management of Pavement and Structures

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2004 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Determining Life Expectancy of Preventive Maintenance Fixes for Asphalt-Surfaced Pavements -- Bausano, Jason P.; Chatt, Karim; William, R. Christopher. Development of Preventive Maintenance Decision Trees Based on Cost-Effectiveness Analysis : An Ontario Case Study -- Wei,

TRR 1866 ... TRR 1866 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1866

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Development and Validation of a Method Selection Tool for Expediting Highway Construction

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2004 ... C.T. Haas [and five others] ∑ The interim report (4386-1) identified, described, and discussed expediting methods that could be used in various phases of highway construction. Continuing the objectives of the first-year research, a system has been developed for Area Engineers and assistants to select proven, yet innovative, methods

4386-2 [CTR] ... 0-4386-2

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Development of a new methodology for characterizing pavement structural condition for network-level applications

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2003 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ Huge quantities of bituminous mix in the form of seal coats and HMAC thin overlays are applied by the TxDOT every year to improve ride quality and seal existing cracks, but these measures do not correct possible underlying weakneses that will cause roughness or distress to quickly

4322-1 [CTR] ... 0-4322-1

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Development and Validation of a Method Selection Tool for Expediting Highway Construction

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2003 ... C.T. Haas [and five others] ∑ ∑ Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

4386-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4386-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4386

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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Enhancing the Pavement-Related Information Systems at the Texas Department of Transportation

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2003 ... Ampol Karoonsoontawong, Zhanmin Zhang and Randy B. Machemehl ∑ Research Project 0-4186 entitled, "Cradle-to-Grave Monitoring of Pavements and Pavement Management Information System (PMIS) Functionality Enhancement Planning," is intended to develop strategic plans for integrating the pavement-related databases at

4186-2 [CTR] ... 0-4186-2

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Summary of Research Findings on the Development of a New Methodology for Characterizing Pavement Structural Condition for Network-Level Applications

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2003 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Lance Manuel, Ivan Damnjanovic, and Zheng Li ∑ ∑ Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

4322-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4322-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4322

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Pavement Management and Rigid and Flexible Pavement Design 2003

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2003 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Decision-Making Problem for Managing Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects -- Wang, Feng; Zhang, Zhanmin; Machemehl, Randy -- Forecasting Overall Pavement Condition with Neural Networks: Application on Florida Highway Network -- Yang, Jidong; Lu, Jian John; Gunaratne,

TRR 1853 ... TRR 1853 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1853

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Highway Pavements and Structures Maintenance and Security

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2003 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Part 1-Pavements [Pavement Management Perspective on Integrating Preventive Maintenance into a Pavement Management System-- Kathryn A. Zimmerman and David G. Peshkin; Development of Structural Condition Index to Support Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Decisions

TRR 1827 ... TRR 1827 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1827

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Impact of Trunnion Axle Groups on the Performance of Highway Infrastructure

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2002 ... Zhanmin Zhang, Izydor Kawa and W. Ronald Hudson ∑ The trunnion axle configuration has gained favor with many carriers of oversized and overweight loads. In addition, the frequency of interstate hauling of these specialized loads is increasing. The trunnion axle configuration allows for placement of more wheels in the

1713-3 [CTR] ... 0-1713-3

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Texas Highway Cost Allocation Study

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2002 ... David M. Luskin [and three others] ∑ The present research project will investigate the fairness of the structure of taxes and charges imposed on Texas highway users. The focus will be on equity between vehicle classes. For each defined vehicle class, the project will estimate the share of total revenues from highway user

1810-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-02-1810-2

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Highway Cost Allocation in Texas : Executive Summary

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2002 ... David M. Luskin [and three others] ∑ Vehicle travel on Texas highways generates revenue from state and federal taxes on highway users, such as fuel taxes, and it also creates costs in highway construction and maintenance. This study estimates the 1998 revenue contribution and cost responsibility by class of motor vehicle.

1810-3 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-03/1810-3

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Development of a Tool for Expediting Highway Construction While Retaining Quality

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2002 ... E. Simon [and five others] ∑ Highway construction imposes substantial costs on the traveling public. Because of this, pressures exist to build projects faster and more efficiently. To make the most efficient use of funds for highway construction projects, and to minimize total road life cycle costs, a decision tool is needed for selecting

4386-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-03/4386-1

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GIS Implementation Plan for PMIS

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2002 ... Zhanmin Zhang [and three others] ∑ This report presents a comprehensive and practical implementation plan of using GIS to enhance the pavement management practice in TxDOT. As the basis of the implementation plan, a ?three-stage implementation? concept was used to assess the current practice, define the visionary system,

1747-3 [CTR] ... Product 0-1747-3

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Implementation of a Database and Information System for Forensic Investigation of Pavements

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2002 ... Zhanmin Zhang and Chunrong Zhou ∑ This report describes the implementation of a database and information system for forensic investigation of pavements by enhancing the 1998 version of the ForenSys database software. The enhanced ForenSys database software can serve as the center component of an integrated

2002-167203-1 [CTR] ... SWUTC-02-167203-1

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Freight Transportation 2002

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2002 ... [various authors] ∑ ∑ CONTENTS: Divisible-Load Permits for Overweight Trucks on Texas Highways: An Evaluation - Luskin, David M.; Harrison, Robert; Walton, C. Michael; Zhang, Zhanmin; Jamieson, Jerry L., Jr. -- Fractional Split-Distribution Model for Statewide Commodity-Flow Analysis - Sivakumar, Aruna; Bhat, Chandra --

TRR 1790 ... TRR 1790 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1790

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