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Asset Management


Asset Management Overview

Transportation Asset Management Resources

The latest information from FHWA on Transportation Asset Management is posted at https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/asset/. Following is a sample of resources available through FHWA and its partners.

Asset Management Publications

Analytical Tools for Asset Management, NCHRP Report 545 (Project 20-57), 2005, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_545.pdf

Asset Management in Planning and Operations: A Peer Exchange. TRB Electronic Circular E-C076, 2005, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/circulars/ec076.pdf

Asset Management Primer, 1999, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/asstmgmt/amprimer.pdf

At the Crossroads: Preserving Our Highway Investment, 2007, John O'Doherty, National Center for Pavement Preservation, Okemos, MI. http://www.pavementpreservation.org/news/crossroads.php

Data, Survey Methods, Traffic Monitoring, and Asset Management, 2007, Transportation Research Record No. 1993, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC (Accession No. 01077529). http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?ID=8271

Economic Analysis Primer, 2000, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/asstmgmt/primer.cfm

Federal Highway Administration Asset Management Position Paper, 2004. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/asstmgmt/ampp.htm

Improving Conceptual Model of Transportation Asset Management: Lessons Learned From Local Level, 2007, Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting 2007 Paper #07-0285. Vincent Louis Bernardin, Pablo Luis Durango-Cohen. Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC. http://pubsindex.trb.org/orderform.html

Integrating Asset Management into the Metropolitan Planning Process: A Peer Exchange, 2006 (FHWA-HEP-07-013), Proceedings of a peer exchange held in Traverse City, Michigan, July 18-19, 2006. Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/statewide/intassetmgmt.htm

Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Primer, 2002 (FHWA-IF-02-047), Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/asstmgmt/lcca.cfm

Optimal Timing of Pavement Preventive Maintenance Treatment Applications, NCHRP Report 523, 2004, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_523.pdf

Performance Measures and Targets for Transportation Asset Management (NCHRP Report 551), Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2006. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_551.pdf

Primer: GASB 34, 2000, FHWA, Washington, DC. http://isddc.dot.gov/OLPFiles/FHWA/010019.pdf

Relationships Between Asset Management and Travel Demand: Findings and Recommendations from Four State DOT Site Visits (FHWA-IF-07-016). https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/asstmgmt/vmt.cfm

Roadway Safety Hardware Asset Management Systems Case Studies, 2005 (FHWA-HRT-05-073), Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. http://www.tfhrc.gov/safety/pubs/05073/

Transportation Asset Management in Australia, Canada, England, and New Zealand, 2005 (FHWA-PL-05-019), Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. http://international.fhwa.dot.gov/assetmanagement/

Transportation Asset Management Case Studies (an ongoing series). Federal Highway Administration. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/asstmgmt/

Bridge Management: California, Florida, South Dakota

Culvert Management Systems: Alabama, Maryland, Minnesota, Shelby County

Comprehensive Transportation Asset Management: North Carolina, Washington State

Data Integration: Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia

Economics: Florida, New York, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments

HERS-ST: Indiana, New Mexico, Oregon

Life-Cycle Cost Analysis: Pennsylvania

Pavement Management Systems: Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Washington State

Transportation Asset Management Guide, November 2002 (NCHRP 20-24(11)). Pub. Code: RP-TAMG-1. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC. http://downloads.transportation.org/amguide.pdf

Transportation Asset Management for Local Government Agencies: Threshold Levels and Best Practice Guide, 2006, Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, Madison, WI. http://www.mrutc.org/research/0501/MRUTC_05-01_FR.pdf

U. S. Domestic Scan Program: Best Practices in Transportation Asset Management (NCHRP Project 20-68), 2007. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/trbnet/acl/NCRHP2068_

Why Your Agency Should Consider Asset Management Systems for Roadway Safety, 2005 (FHWA-HRT-05-077), Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. http://www.tfhrc.gov/safety/pubs/05077/05077.pdf

Training and Peer Exchange Opportunities

Asset Management and GASB 34 for Transportation Agencies. Presentations from a workshop held November 2000 in Kansas City, MO (introduction, accounting fundamentals, policy issues, data needs and collection tools, decision support tools). http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/gasb34/

Asset Management I-Framework for Decision Making: Guide to Evidence Based Decisions through Asset Management (presentations from Ohio LTAP Workshop, October 2003) and Asset Management II-Inventory Collection & Evaluation (from Ohio LTAP Workshop, May 2004). http:///AssetMgmnt.htm

Asset Management for Small Wastewater Utilities. Presentation prepared by the Maryland Center for Environmental Training. http:///AssetMgmnt.htm

Database. Available Training Courses on Asset Management Topics. Federal Highway Administration. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/asstmgmt/training.htm

Database of training resources through the Local and Tribal Technical Assistance Programs (LTAP/TTAP) at http://www.ltapt2.org/resources/. Many individual LTAP/TTAP Web sites also have searchable libraries of training publications and videos.

Documenting Training Opportunities Related to Transportation Asset Management. Midwest Regional University Transportation Center. October 2005. pp. 24-52. http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/6987

GPS and Asset Management. Training. Utah Local Technical Assistance Program. http://www.utahltap.org/Services/Training.php

National Highway Institute. Transportation Asset Management (FHWA-NHI-131105) and nine other courses on topics such as preventive maintenance and pavement preservation are available. For course listings, see http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/training/brows_catalog.aspx.

TAMS Practices, Implementation Issues, and Case Studies. Utah Local Technical Assistance Program workshop presentation. 2005. http://www.worldbank.org/transport/learning/presentations/Transportation%20Asset%20Management/bolling_TAMS%20-%20LOCAL%20ROADS-PRES-FINAL2.pdf

Transportation Asset Management CD, 2007, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC.

Transportation Asset Management Today Community of Practice, an online knowledge site sponsored by the AASHTO Subcommittee on Transportation Asset Management and dedicated to the open exchange of information and knowledge about transportation asset management. Open to the public. http://assetmanagement.transportation.org/tam/aashto.nsf/home

State and Local Transportation Asset Management Program Contacts

City of Redmond
15670 NE 85th Street
PO Box 97010
Redmond, WA 98073-9710

Chris Gianini
Accounting Manager
Finance Division

Mel Peifer
Senior Engineering Technician
Pavement Management Program

Cole County
Larry J. Benz, P.E., Director
Cole County Department of Public Works
5055 Monticello Road
Jefferson City, MO 65109-9182

Michigan Department of Transportation
Rick Lilly
Transportation Asset Management Coordinator
Bureau of Transportation Planning
PO Box 30050
Lansing, Michigan 48909

Florida Department of Transportation
Tim Lattner, P.E.
Director, Office of Maintenance
605 Suwannee Street, MS-52
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0450

Maryland State Highway Administration
Jeffrey H. Smith
Chief of Research
Mail Stop C-412. 707 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Dan Dawood
Chief, Pavement Design and Analysis Section
Bureau of Maintenance and Operations
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 6th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Updated: 05/17/2019
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