Improving Quality Management Systems (QMS) for Pipeline Construction Activities

The main objectives of the project are: 1) to develop guidance pertaining to issues related to quality of a new pipeline and how these issues should be addressed through standards, specification, and in the field; 2) to develop general guidelines for a Quality Management System (QMS) for pipeline projects to provide greater assurance of consistent and acceptable quality; and 3) to suggest enhancements to regulations and standards to improve the overall quality of new pipelines.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $300000
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Khayata, Michael

  • Performing Organizations:

    Det Norske Veritas, Incorporated

    5777 Frantz Road
    Dublin, OH  United States  43017
  • Principal Investigators:

    Rogers, Geoff

  • Start Date: 20131001
  • Expected Completion Date: 20150131
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01577996
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-13-T-000014
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 9 2015 9:30AM