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Overview

 

Research and Development (R&D) Project Sites

Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-13-0019
Project Name:   Guidance and Tools to Improve the Core Elements of State Quality Assurance Programs
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  January 24, 2014
End Date:  January 25, 2018
Contact Information
Last Name:  Duval
First Name:  Richard
Telephone:  202-493-3365
E-mail:  Richard.Duval@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Infrastructure Analysis and Construction Team [HRDI-20]
Program:   Innovative Pavement Research and Deployment
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   Develop improved guidance for highway quality assurance practices.
Goals:   Develop guidance documents for improved quality assurance on highway projects. Create task orders to accomplish QA improvement tasks
Product Type:   Article
Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines
Research report
Software
Techbrief
Technical report
Training materials
Test Methodology:   Contract research
Expected Benefits:   Guidance documents for improved quality assurance on highway projects.
Deliverables: 1. Name: Guidance documents, training, and simple software for developing and improving quality assurance core elements.
Product Type(s): Research report, Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines, Training materials, Technical report, Techbrief, Software, Article
Description: Improved guidance for highway quality assurance.
2. Name: Development of a Manual Using Non-Destructive Testing and Case Studies on Precast Concrete Elements in Highway Construction
Product Type(s): Research report, Training materials, Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines, Techbrief
Description: Guidance Manual
FHWA Topics:   Roads and Bridges--Construction and Project Management
TRT Terms:   Quality Assurance
Infrastructure
Research
Highways
Construction
Project Management
Pavements
FHWA Disciplines:   Construction and Project Management
Pavement and Materials
Structures
Geotechnical
Design
Subject Areas:   Construction
Pavements
Data and Information Technology
Geotechnology
Highways
Maintenance and Preservation
Materials
Research
Law

 

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