CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: VOLUME I--OVERVIEW; VOLUME II--PROJECT SUMMARY; VOLUME III--RESIDENT AND DISTRICT ENGINEER OPERATIONS MANUAL; VOLUME IV--CONSTRUCTION OFFICE MANUAL; VOLUME V--IMPLEMENTATION MANUAL

The first volume of this five volume report, Overview, is a summary report detailing the underlying need for the Construction Management Research Project, the objectives of the study, summary research findings, and a economic analysis concerning the impementation of the Construction Management System. Volume II, Project Summary, is a compilation of the Construction Management Research Project methodolgies, findings, and recommendations. Included in the report are explanations of the two manpower planning systems developed, the Basic Scheduling System and the Long-Range Forecasting System. In addition other aspects of the study such as personnel, organization, and management recommendations, equipment assignments, a construction engineering cost analysis comparison by job type and contract amount, and suggested work methods improvements, are given. Two methodology reports are presented in this volume one details a work measurement information system, and the other presents a discussion of the Laboratorty Residency which tested most of the Construction Management System components. Volume III, Resident and District Engineer Operations Manual Details the manpower planning operations for field personnel. The manual details the required steps of the the Basic Scheduling System, as well as how the Long-Range Forecasting System operates and will be used. Volume IV, Construction Office Operations Manual, is to be used by the AHTD Construction Division for maintenance and use of the Construction Management System. Specifically, the manual addresses the necessary steps for the maintenance of the Basic Scheduling System, the Long-Range Forecsasting system, the equipment predictor, and the Construction engineering cost matrix. Volume V, Implementation Manaual, presents a step by step process for the implementation of the Construction Management System. Included in the Volume are suggestions for the Construction Management staff organizational structure, adoption of a contractor scheduling specification for one of the manpower planning systems, adoption of personnel policies and the practices required for the Construction Management System, and a recommended implementation calender. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This study was sponsored by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department and conducted in cooperation with the DOT, Federal Highway Administration. Vol. III is available at http://www.arkansastrc.com/TRC%20REPORTS/HRC%2046.pdf
  • Corporate Authors:

    Public Administration Service

    1313 East 60th Street
    Chicago, IL  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Tippin
    • Blackwell
    • Price
    • Molkup
    • Kimbrough
    • Rothbart
    • Doyle
    • Copacino
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 619 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182461
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: HRC-46
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 12 1978 12:00AM