MANAGING HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE IN VIRGINIA

PART IV OF THE FINAL REPORT ON THE VIRGINIA MAINTENANCE STUDY IS PRESENTED IN THREE SECTIONS AND THREE APPENDICES. SECTION A PRESENTS THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WHICH CONSTITUTE THE RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. THE AREAS OF ACTIVITY COVERED BY THE RECOMMENDED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ARE: (1) DEVELOPMENT OF PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, (2) PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING, AND (3) CONTROL (COMPARING PERFORMANCE WITH OBJECTIVES). SECTION B LAYS OUT A PATTERN OF MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY FOR IMPROVING MAINTENANCE PERFORMANCE, MANAGEMENT ACTIONS ARE SET FORTH FOR EACH ORGANIZATIONAL LEVEL TO: (1) PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR SETTING STANDARDS, (2) USING THE STANDARDS TO SET PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES, AND (3) DIRECTING AND CONTROLLING MAINTENANCE PERFORMANCE. ALSO, IN SECTION B, A PILOT TEST OF THE RECOMMENDED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IS DESCRIBED AND EVALUATED. SECTION C COVERS THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING MATERIALS FOR MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL. IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF ACTIVITY ARE DISCUSSED: (1) DETERMINATION FOR TRAINING NEEDS, (2) DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING MATERIALS, AND (3) UTILIZATION OF TRAINING MATERIALS. THE THREE APPENDICES IN THE REPORT CONSIST OF: (1) MAINTENANCE PLANNING PROCEDURES, (2) PERFORMANCE REPORTING SYSTEM, AND (3) TRAINING MATERIALS. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr, 0176-904, STATE NO 0176
  • Corporate Authors:

    Jorgensen (Roy) and Associates

    17 Firstfield Road
    Gaithersburg, MD  USA  20760

    Virginia Highway Research Council

    Charlottesville, VA  USA 

    Virginia Department of Highways

    Richmond, VA  USA  23219
  • Authors:
    • Mortenson, W G
  • Publication Date: 1966-12

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00218012
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1994 12:00AM