Gerardo W. Flintsch, Ph.D., P.E.,
Center for Safe and sustainable Transportation Infrastructure,
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
J. W. Bryant, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.,
Asset management Division,
Virginia Department of Transportation
Prepared May 2006
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