A PROGRESS REPORT ON THE ILLINOIS MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

FEATURES OF THE HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE RATING SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS ARE PRESENTED. A PRIMARY OBJECT OF THE PROJECT IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF RELIABLE MAINTENANCE COST AND ACCOMPLISHMENT DATA. A ROADWAY INVENTORY IS USED WHICH IS A COUNT, OR MEASURE, OF THE SIGNIFICANT ITEMS THAT MAKE UP THE FISCAL MAINTENANCE WORK LOAD IN A UNIT OR AREA. THIS ENABLES COMPARISON OF THE POTENTIAL WORK LOAD OF SIMILAR UNITS. MANAGEMENT REPORTS GENERATED BY THE SYSTEM ARE: (1) ROADWAY INVENTORY LISTINGS AND SUMMARIES, (2) MONTHLY WORK ACCOMPLISHMENT REPORTS, (3) QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL COST REPORTS SHOWING TOTAL CHARGES AGAINST THE MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION, BY WORK ITEMS AND FOR THE VARIOUS BREAK-DOWN OF GEOGRAPHIC UNITS, AND (4) MONTHLY EQUIPMENT USAGE REPORTS GIVING A SUMMARY OF HOURS USED, AND RELATED COSTS, FOR ALL MAJOR ITEMS OF EQUIPMENT. THE ELECTRONIC COMPUTER IS USED TO PROVIDE FOR A FLOW OF INFORMATION AND REPORTS BACK TO THE VARIOUS MANAGEMENT LEVELS WITHIN A RELATIVELY SHORT TIME. THE PRESENT STATUS OF THE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REPORT FOLLOWS: (1) THE FIRST ROADWAY INVENTORY SUMMARIES HAVE BEEN RECEIVED, (2) THE BASIC REPORTS FROM THE WORK ACCOMPLISHMENT PHASE ARE NOW RECEIVED ON A MONTHLY BASIS, (3) THE FIRST COST REPORT FORM AND ANNUAL REPORTS WILL BE ISSUED TO SHOW COST PER LANE-MILE, FOR THREE BASIC HIGHWAY CATEGORIES AND (4) EQUIPMENT USAGE REPORTS ARE ISSUED MONTHLY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE WORK ACCOMPLISHMENT REPORTS.

  • Authors:
    • Blood, Nile R
    • Scheer, H O
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  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Accession Number: 00218453
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Feb 10 1994 12:00AM