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Transportation Asset Management Case Studies
Comprehensive Transportation Asset Management
Asset Sustainability Index: A Proposed Measure for Long-Term Performance


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The title and subtitle are Asset Sustainability Index: A Metric for Long Term Performance.

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The authors are Gordon D. Proctor, Shobna Varma and Steve Varnedoe.

There is no code number for the Performing Organization Code, the Performing Organization Report Number or for the Work Unit Number. The contract number is DTFH61-10-C-00036.

The performing organizations are Gordon Proctor and Associates, Inc. of 7825 Wiltshire Drive, Dublin, Ohio, zip code 43016 and StarIsis Corporation of 3737 Woodstone Drive in Lewis Center, Ohio, zip code 43035and the National Center for Pavement Preservation at 2857 Jolly Road in Okemos, Michigan, zip code 48864.

The sponsoring agency name and address is the FHWA Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program and the Office of Asset Management, Pavements and Construction.

The type of report and the period covered is a research report published in 2012.

There are no supplementary notes.

The abstract is, this report examines the concept of asset sustainability metrics. Such metrics address the long-term performance of highway assets based upon expected expenditure levels. It examines how such metrics are used in Australia, Britain and the private sector. It also reviews asset management data from selected states to illustrate that long-term sustainability metrics could be produced using available US asset management data.

Key words are asset sustainability, asset management, long-term performance, sustainable infrastructure, performance management.

The distribution statement is there are no restrictions on this document.  The document is available to the public from the FHWA Surface Transportation Environment Planning Cooperative Research Program, US Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590.

The document is unclassified.  It has 116 pages.  It is free.

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