The Idaho Department of Transportation (ITD) decided in 1979 to begin implementation of a comprehensive pavement management system, initially for their Interstate network and then for their state highway network. Two major phases have been involved in this implementation: (a) inventory of the Interstate network, documentation of the pavement performance management information system (PPMIS) program that was obtained from Utah, modifications and improvements to PPMIS, and implementation of PPMIS to the Interstate mileage and (b) further modification of the PPMIS program based on the findings of phase 1, expansion of the system to better suit ITD's needs, and verification of the new version of the PPMIS programs by using inventory data gathered in phase 1. The two phases of the project are described, including the original PPMIS program, modifications and extensions made, field inventory procedures used to collect data, implementation procedures employed, and assessment of the results. Phase 1 indicated that the PPMIS was a technically sound tool that could form the basis for Idaho's pavement management system. However, further improvements and modifications were necessary to fine-tune the system for Idaho conditions. These modifications and extensions were accomplished in phase 2. The Idaho version of PPMIS has been installed on ITD's computer facilities and is now operational. ITD personnel have used it effectively in making decisions regarding the management of the pavement network in the state.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 43-53
  • Monograph Title: Pavement management and evaluation
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00387126
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309036542
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 30 1988 12:00AM