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Pavement Management
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What is inside this section: Pavement Management

“Pavement management” refers to a systematic process of maintaining, upgrading and operating a network of pavements and involves three major components: the pavement life cycle, the costs associated with this life cycle and pavement management systems.

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Pavement Evaluation

Pavement performance is a function of its relative ability to serve traffic over a period of time (Highway Research Board, 1962). Originally, a pavement’s relative ability to serve traffic was determined quite subjectively by visual inspection and experience.

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When a road is built, we naturally want it to be durable. Roads can be built using different materials, but the quality of the end product depends on how it is constructed, not just the inherent properties of the materials themselves. So what does durability mean, and how can we achieve it? In general, durability … Read more »