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Lead States Group Definition

Group Definition of a Lead State

  • One of the first states to pursue implementation of the design guide & obtain upper management support.
  • A champion for implementation.
  • Knows the political, funding, and internal hurdles that need to be addressed.
  • Able to compare pavement design/analysis technologies to determine which is most advantageous for a given project.
  • Able to focus on advanced technologies and/or refinements.
  • Advertises both successes and failures.
  • Shares funding success stories.
  • Develops short and long term plans for implementation.
  • Becomes an expert in the implementation process.
Updated: 02/20/2015

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