Use of Life Cycle Cost Analysis to Enhance Inspection Planning for Transportation Infrastructure

The goal of this study is to develop a Life Cycle Cost Analysis model that incorporates costs associated with different types of inspections in order to provide bridge management decision makers the information they need to most effectively integrate advanced inspection strategies such as NDE methods beyond visual inspection into their inspection practices.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $108000
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Mountain-Plains Consortium

    North Dakota State University
    Fargo, ND  United States  58108
  • Project Managers:

    Tolliver, Denver

  • Performing Organizations:

    Colorado State University, Fort Collins

    Fort Collins, CO  United States  80523
  • Principal Investigators:

    Atadero, Rebecca

    Ozbek, Mehmet

  • Start Date: 20180825
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240731
  • Actual Completion Date: 20240421
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program
  • Source Data: MPC-533

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01646234
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Mountain-Plains Consortium
  • Contract Numbers: 69A3551747108
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 20 2017 3:07PM