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Indicators representative of the condition of geotechnical structures for road asset management

The management of geotechnical assets of road infrastructure is a subject that is rarely investigated. The variability and the difficulty to predict long-term performances pose a challenge for planning maintenance.

The report provides an overview of the state of practice. After a description of the architecture of management systems, it provides relevant performance indicators to evaluate the condition of geotechnical assets.

Examples of implementation, the results of an international survey, a detailed analysis of the existing documents on the subject and recommendations complement the report.

Information sheet

  • Date: 2008
  • Author(s): Comité technique 4.5 Terrassement, Drainage, Couche de Forme / Technical Committee 4.5 Earthworks, Drainage, Subgrade
  • Domain(s): Road Assets Management / Road Earthworks
  • PIARC Ref.: 2008R01EN
  • ISBN: 2-84060-201-6
  • Number of pages: 173