Significance and Use
A key objective of all pavement-management systems (PMS) is to provide a factual basis for improving the quality of decision making regarding the budgeting, design, programming, construction, maintenance and operation of a pavement network. Quality decision making requires a current inventory of the pavement system, evaluation of the present condition and use of the pavement system, estimation of future condition, and the implications of any changes in condition.
This guide may be used to identify data needs for pavement management by considering the use, generic type, and relative importance of the pavement. It can also assist in identifying methods for obtaining the data.
Any data element selected for collection should have a specific use and be of value in providing information from the PMS for the decision making process.
The specific type of data needed to make informed pavement management decisions will vary with such factors as the size, complexity and condition of the pavement network, the levels of service to be provided, the agency budget and budgeting process. Further, since pavement management is a dynamic process, responsive to changes in technology, the data needs for a particular agency may be expected to change over time. Accordingly, judgment invariably will be required in applying this guide to develop a hierarchy of data needs.
1.1 This guide identifies data needs for pavement management systems. It also addresses the relative importance of various types of pavement data.
1.2 This guide was developed for use by federal, state, and local agencies, as well as consultants who provide services to those agencies.
1.3 This guide describes a process and provides a set of recommendations that any agency may use to develop a plan for acquiring pavement management data. Any individual agency may justifiably assign higher or lower priority to specified data items depending on their needs and policy.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D3319 Practice for the Accelerated Polishing of Aggregates Using the British Wheel
D4123 Test Method for Indirect Tension Test for Resilient Modulus of Bituminous Mixtures
D4602 Guide for Nondestructive Testing of Pavements Using Cyclic-Loading Dynamic Deflection Equipment
D4694 Test Method for Deflections with a Falling-Weight-Type Impulse Load Device
D4695 Guide for General Pavement Deflection Measurements
D4748 Test Method for Determining the Thickness of Bound Pavement Layers Using Short-Pulse Radar
D5340 Test Method for Airport Pavement Condition Index Surveys
D6433 Practice for Roads and Parking Lots Pavement Condition Index Surveys
E274 Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
E303 Test Method for Measuring Surface Frictional Properties Using the British Pendulum Tester
E445/E445M Test Method for Stopping Distance on Paved Surfaces Using a Passenger Vehicle Equipped With Full-Scale Tires
E501 Specification for Rib Tire for Pavement Skid-Resistance Tests
E503/E503M Test Methods for Measurement of Skid Resistance on Paved Surfaces Using a Passenger Vehicle Diagonal Braking Technique
E524 Specification for Smooth Tire for Pavement Skid-Resistance Tests
E556 Test Method for Calibrating a Wheel Force or Torque Transducer Using a Calibration Platform (User Level)
E660 Practice for Accelerated Polishing of Aggregates or Pavement Surfaces Using a Small-Wheel, Circular Track Polishing Machine
E670 Test Method for Testing Side Force Friction on Paved Surfaces Using the Mu-Meter
E770 Test Method for Classifying Pavement Surface Textures
E867 Terminology Relating to Vehicle-Pavement Systems
E950 Test Method for Measuring the Longitudinal Profile of Traveled Surfaces with an Accelerometer Established Inertial Profiling Reference
E965 Test Method for Measuring Pavement Macrotexture Depth Using a Volumetric Technique
E1082 Test Method for Measurement of Vehicular Response to Traveled Surface Roughness
E1166 Guide for Network Level Pavement Management
E1170 Practices for Simulating Vehicular Response to Longitudinal Profiles of Traveled Surfaces
E1215 Specification for Trailers Used for Measuring Vehicular Response to Road Roughness
E1274 Test Method for Measuring Pavement Roughness Using a Profilograph
E1337 Test Method for Determining Longitudinal Peak Braking Coefficient of Paved Surfaces Using Standard Reference Test Tire
E1911 Test Method for Measuring Paved Surface Frictional Properties Using the Dynamic Friction Tester
E1926 Practice for Computing International Roughness Index of Roads from Longitudinal Profile Measurements
Data analysis--paving applications; Pavement management system (PMS); Pavement surfaces; Prioritization;
ICS Number Code 03.220.20 (Road transport); 93.080.01 (Road engineering in general)
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