Techniques and resources for better managing utility conflicts in transportation projects.
Utility Bundle (R01A/R01B/R15B)
When it comes to designing and implementing transportation projects, utility conflicts identified at the end of the design period or during construction can extend construction time, pose safety concerns, and increase costs.
The Bundle: Utility Bundle (R01A, R01B, R15B)
This bundle is a related group of SHRP2 products that addresses elements of utility locating techniques and technologies, and the storage and retrieval of this critical data. The Utility Bundle is composed of three SHRP2 utility solutions
- 3D Utility Location Data Repository (R01A): 3D modeling helps agencies design optimum transportation solutions.
- Utility Investigation Technologies (R01B): Advancing technologies to help agencies detect subsurface utilities.
- Identifying and Managing Utility Conflicts (R15B): Improving cooperation among highway agencies and utilities for faster project delivery.
The tools in the Utility Bundle can help transportation agencies better locate underground utilities, maintain reliable and accurate data on the location and depth of utilities, and more efficiently scope utility locating work appropriately. This can help minimize the costs associated with utility conflicts in transportation projects.