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Development and Implementation of Washington State’s Pavement Management System: Executive Summary


This report summarizes the pavement management system developed by WSDOT staff over a period of five years.

Included is a description of what the system does in terms of the considerable amount of useful output data produced. A discussion is given on how the system was developed, what the pavement rating procedures involve and cost, what computer requirements are, and what typical data processing costs are.

The report concludes with comments on how other agencies can use the Washington State Pavement Management System.

  • Date Published: February, 1983
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 50.3
  • Last Modified: January 26, 2008
  • Authors: Thomas L. Nelson, R.V. LeClerc.
  • Originator: Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Materials Laboratory.
  • # of Pages: 24 p., 399 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Budgeting, Costs, Data collection, Data files, Evaluation and assessment, Improvements, Maintenance management, Pavement distress, Pavement management systems, Pavement performance, Preventive maintenance, Rehabilitation (Maintenance), Service life, Quality assurance, Quality control.
  • Keywords: Pavement management, pavement data file, pavement performance, Washington (State)
  • Related Publications: Development and Implementation of Washington State's Pavement Management System, (WA-RD 50.1).
    Development and Implementation of Washington State's Pavement Management System - Summary, (50.2).

This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008