Workshops on Long-Range Strategic Issues Affecting Preservation, Maintenance, and Renewal of Highway Infrastructure

NCHRP Project 20-83(03)A focused on the issues affecting preservation, maintenance, and renewal (PMR) of highway infrastructure. The study placed emphasis on preparing for plausible futures rather than on predicting various future scenarios, and developed a pathway to guide transportation agencies in advancing the implementation of emerging PMR practices through a process involving awareness, advocacy, assessment, adoption, and action planning. The project final report, published as NCHRP Report 750, Volume 7: Strategic Issues Facing Transportation: Preservation, Maintenance, and Renewal of Highway Infrastructure, contains two guides, one for practitioners and another for leadership, to help with the understanding, identification, application, and implementation of emerging PMR practices. The report is supplemented with appendices, published as NCHRP Web-Only Document 272: Existing and Emerging Highway Infrastructure Preservation, Maintenance, and Renewal Definitions, Practices, and Scenarios.   The project identified 16 emerging practices and technologies that have the potential to enhance significantly the capabilities of state DOTs to preserve, maintain, and renew highway infrastructure. The report also includes guidance for agency leaders and subject matter experts (SMEs) on steps that can be taken to prepare for the implementation of the practices and technologies highlighted in the report. There is a need to facilitate deployment of the research findings and ensure state DOTs familiarity with the research recommendations in order to prepare for the future and enhance system PMR in response to anticipated challenges.   The objective of this project is to develop and hold a series of workshops for state DOT leaders, managers, and SMEs to share information on the emerging PMR practices/technologies and their impact on agency PMR efforts, and promote action planning to adopt these practices/technologies.


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  • Status: Proposed
  • Funding: $280000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-44(36)A

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Zelinski, Patrick

  • Start Date: 20230807
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01887176
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-44(36)A
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Jul 11 2023 10:17AM