Best Practices Guidebook for Optimal Construction Inspection

In the current era of increasingly scarce highway construction funds, state departments of transportation (DOTs) are struggling to provide effective stewardship of assets and to do more with less. One area of increasing concern is how DOTs are ensuring adequate construction inspection on a growing number of projects with shrinking construction inspection staff (whether in-house, outsourced, or both). The objective of this research is to develop a Best Practices Guidebook for DOTs to produce quality transportation infrastructure using efficient and effective construction engineering inspection processes.


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  • Status: Terminated
  • Funding: $200000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 10-89

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Reynaud, David

  • Performing Organizations:

    Applied Pavement Technology, Incorporated

    115 W. Main Street
    Suite 400
    Urbana, IL  United States  61801
  • Principal Investigators:

    Aschenbrener, Tim

  • Start Date: 20120612
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20150228
  • Source Data: RiP Project 37908

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01545233
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 10-89
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Nov 26 2014 1:00AM