The data necessary for a computerized information system to facilitate timely, systematic and economical road maintenance within a given jurisdiction are listed: an uniform and comprehensive coding system whereby each road and each 0.5 kilometer segment thereof has a unique designation to be used by everyone putting information into the system; deflectograph and SCRIM (Sideways-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine) road condition data from surveys taken at regular intervals; accident records; and a rating system employing a combination of priority and road condition criteria of varying degrees of specificity depending on the financial resources available.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • PTRC Summer Annual Meeting, University of Warwick, England, June 27-30, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Planning and Transport Res and Computation Co Ltd

    109 Bedford Chambers, 4 King Street
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Senior, G M
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 15 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170399
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 3 1978 12:00AM