MATERIALS AND TEST DATA INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION
Many State highway agencies now use computer programs to store and retrieve test data and other information in order to continually update and monitor their construction quality assurance programs. These modern methods of handling material and test data are far superior to the manual methods using reports and file cabinets. This report presents basic information on how eight States manage their information relating to highway construction. This report can be used as an information source on existing systems. It also provides additional leads to detailed information which will allow potential users to ascertain the system best suited for them. Three types of systems are fully discussed giving the advantages and disadvantages of each. The report should be used by agencies contemplating using a computer system for storing and retrieving information. /FHWA/
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- Publication Date: 1978-6
- Pagination: 156 p.
- TRT Terms: Building materials; Computer memory; Information systems; Materials tests; Road construction
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Construction; Highways;
- Accession Number: 00303428
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-TS-78-221 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-9283
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Mar 31 1980 12:00AM