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Construction Program Management and Inspection Guide

Appendix E - Technical References and Resources

The following list contains sources used in preparing this guide and related information. The list is not intended to be a comprehensive resource on construction program management and inspection. Web and e-mail addresses are current as of April 1, 2004. See the list of the training courses included in this section that are related to construction program management and inspections. For more information, contact your local division office and visit the FHWA home page: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/.

Bridge Inspection

  • Bridge Construction Inspection for Area Engineers.
    Federal Highway Administration, Region 10, 1985.
  • Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges (training course).
    Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Institute Course No. 130055.
    Course Scheduling and Manual.

Construction Reviews

  • Conducting Reviews That Get Results.
    Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Institute Course No. 310111.
    Course Scheduling and Manual.
  • Generic Construction Related Review Guidelines.
    Federal Highway Administration, Office of Asset Management.
    Available (online): http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/construction/reviews/.

Contract Administration

Critical Path Method

  • Critical Path Method (CPM) Guidance for FHWA Area Engineers.
    Federal Highway Administration, March 1985.
  • Use of Critical Path Method (CPM) for Estimating, Scheduling, and Timely Completion (training course).
    Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Institute Course No. 134049.
    Course Scheduling and Manual.

Experimental Construction Features

Freedom of Information Act

Geotechnical

Inspections (general)

Pavements

Quality Assurance

  • Implementation Manual for Quality Assurance. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, February 1996. http://www.transportation.org/publications/bookstore.nsf, code IMQA-1.
  • Optimal Procedures for Quality Assurance Specifications.
    Federal Highway Administration, April 2003, Publication No. FHWA-RD-02-095.
    Available (print): http://www.ntis.gov/.
    Available (online): http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/pavement/pub_details.cfm?id=89.
  • Quality Assurance Guide Specification.
    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, February 1996.
    http://www.transportation.org/publications/bookstore.nsf, code QA-1.
  • Quality Assurance Software for the Personal Computer.
    FHWA Demonstration Project 89, Publication No. FHWA-SA-96-026, May 1996.
    Available (print): construction@fhwa.dot.gov.
    Available (software): http://www.ntis.gov/, NTIS number PB96-502729.

Records

Risk Assessment

  • Risk Assessment Guide.
    FHWA Intranet: http://intra.fhwa.dot.gov/programadmin/risktoc.htm

National Highway Institute Training Courses

National Highway Institute (NHI) training courses are readily available at little or no cost in hard copy or CD format. The NHI course catalog is available at http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/training/brows_catalog.aspx. Following are courses related to topics in this Guide.

  • Conducting Reviews That Get Results. Course No. 310111.
  • Drilled Shaft Foundation Inspection. Course No. 132070.
  • Driven Pile Foundations Inspection. Course No. 132069.
  • Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges. Course No. 130055.
  • Shallow Foundations. Course No. 132037.
  • Use of Critical Path Method (CPM) for Estimating, Scheduling, and Timely Completion. Course No. 134049.
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