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ABOUT PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT

MicroPAVER™ -- The Pavement Maintenance Management System -- originally was developed in the late 1970’s to help the Department of Defense (DOD) manage M&R for its vast inventory of pavements. It uses inspection data and a pavement condition index (PCI™) rating from zero (failed) to 100 (excellent) for consistently describing a pavement's condition and for predicting its M&R needs many years into the future. The PCI™ for airports became an ASTM standard in 1993 (D5340-10). The PCI™ for roads and parking lots became an ASTM standard in 1999 (D6433-11). The ASTM standard can be ordered from the ASTM website. The MicroPAVER™ program performs multiple levels of analysis to show where to best allocate scarce M&R dollars.

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Although there are other aspects such as GIS integration, digital images, etc., these 6 core components are at the heart of any legitimate pavement management system, including MicroPAVER™ and StreetSaver™ .

INVENTORY

MicroPAVER™ inventory management is based on a hierarchical structure composed of networks, branches, and sections, with the section being the smallest managed unit. This structure allows users to easily organize their inventory while providing numerous fields and levels for storing pavement data.

These are some of the other features included in Inventory:

INSPECTION

To assess pavement condition, MicroPAVER™ uses the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) as its primary standard. The PCI measures pavement condition on a scale from 0 to 100. ASTM has adopted the PCI as standard practice for roads (D-6433-11) and airfields (D-5340-04). MicroPAVER™ provides users the ability to customize the PCI condition rating categories. MicroPAVER™ also allows the user an interface for recording the results of an inspection, as well as for easily importing data from automated vehicle collection sources.

WORK

The Work function within MicroPAVER™ provides for storing the history of work performed within each pavement section.

REPORT

MicroPAVER™ provides several detailed reports for users including:

All reports provide for easy Copy to Clipboard and Export to Excel functions.

MODEL

The Prediction Modeling function in MicroPAVER™ helps identify and group pavements of similar construction that are subjected to similar traffic, weather, and other factors affecting pavement performance. The pavement condition historical data are used to build a model that can accurately predict the future performance of a group of pavements with similar attributes.

PLAN

The MicroPAVER™ Work Planer is a tool for planning, scheduling, budgeting, and analyzing alternative pavement maintenance and repair (M&R) activities.

The MicroPAVER™ work plan provides two ways to analyze budgets scenarios. The first way determines the consequence of a selected budget on pavement condition and the resulting backlog of Major M&R (unfunded). In addition to a single budget scenario, MicroPAVER™ 6.5 now offers a new budget split feature. The budget split feature allows the user to split a budget based on different M&R work types. This can aid a user that has a set budget for Global work and a different set budget for Major work. The second way determines the budget requirements to meet specific management objectives, i.e. backlog elimination or PCI goal. This enables managers to develop a variety of funding scenarios to support their decisions, Figure 4.

GIS

MicroPAVER™ includes internal mapping capabilities to view GIS reports directly in MicroPAVER™. MicroPAVER™ also produces shapefiles of reports, such as inventory, inspection, condition analysis, and work plan that can be viewed in commercial GIS software.

PICTURES

MicroPAVER™ includes the ability to store digital images at the inventory and inspection level of the program.

MicroPAVER™ SCREEN SHOTS